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Journal
2012 | 10 | 1(18) | 29-38
Article title

Potwór, którym więc jestem [o Dziadach i Dusiołku]

Title variants
EN
THE MONSTER THAT THEREFORE I AM
Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
In my essay The Monster that therefore I am I attempt to sketch the ethical and etymological roots of a Polish monster. The literary context of Adam Mickiewicz’s Dziady and Bolesław Leśmian’s Dusiołek is of particular importance. On the basis of these texts it is possible to sketch a model of the Polish monster, who fundamentally differs from its Western counterpart due to its specifically ethical function. The title of the article is a travesty of the title of Jacques Derrida’s text The Animal that Therefore I am and refers to the French philosopher’s reflection upon the otherness/difference.
Contributors
References
  • - A. Brückner, Słownik Etymologiczny, Warszawa 1957.
  • - J.J. Cohen, Monster Therory, [w:] Monster Theory, pod red. tegoż, London 1996.
  • - J. Derrida, The Animal That Therefore I Am, ed. Marrie-Louise Mallet, trans. David Wills, New York 2008.
  • - E. Lévinas, Całość i nieskończoność. Esej o zewnętrzności, przeł. Małgorzata Kowalska, Warszawa 1998.
  • - A. Mickiewicz, Dziady Część II, [w:] tegoż, Dzieła wszystkie, t. III, Lwów 1930.
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
YADDA identifier
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