Donat Kirsch; Liście croatoan; Polish young prose of the 70s of the 20th century
"Śląskie Studia Polonistyczne" Nr 1 (2017), s. 173-187
The article depicts biography and works of the forgotten writer Donat Kirsch.
It puts emphasis on his debut novel Liście croatoan. The critical part of this article is
preceded by brief discussion on chosen aspects of Polish literary life in the 70s and
80s of the 20th century. The author presents a critical thought of that time underlying
the work of Henryk Bereza. Presentation of Donat Kirsch inspires the author to ask why
the, so called, “young prose” (Kirsch’s works are classified in) is almost unknown to both
readers and literary scholars.