Agnieszka Kaczmarek - East of Andrzej Stasiuk (2014)

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East of Andrzej Stasiuk (2014)

Authors: Agnieszka Kaczmarek

In his book East Andrzej Stasiuk claims that he was still traveling east. Just like traveling, Stasiuk’s writings are a form of documentation and exploration of nuances, colors and differences that can be recognized in the world. In the presented text I focus on the geography of texts by Stasiuk, on the representation of Eastern Europe considered as the margin of the Old Continent. The purpose of my article is to explain what the East according to Andrzej Stasiuk is from a cultural, mental and even political point of view. Literary and travel experience encourages reflection on the new European geography after 1989 and reflection on its identity.


Volume: The Distant Voyages of Polish Writers (20th-21st centuries)
Section: The distant journeys of Polish writers (20th-21st centuries)
Published on: May 6, 2021
Submitted on: May 4, 2021
Keywords: travel,Orient,identity,voyage,Est,Orient,Stasiuk,identité,podróż,Wschód,Stasiuk,tożsamość,[SHS.LITT]Humanities and Social Sciences/Literature


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