Z zagadnień "grabińszczyzny". Casus Janusza Meissera (rekonesans "wpływologiczny")
The question of "grabińszczyzna": Janusz Meissner casus ("infuenceological" reconnnaissance)
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The article is devoted to the issue of so called "grabińszczyzna", that is the influence of Stefan Grabiński's (1887-1936) literary works on the writers of his time. A detailed analysis refers to a chosen aspect of this phenomenon: the influence of Grabiński's literary works (especially The Motion Demon short stories collection) on Janusz Meisnner's (1901-1978) interwar "aviation" short stories. The first part of the study constitutes an introduction to the problem of "grabińszczyzna": it describes this phenomenon and shows its origin and development. The second part is an attempt to make comparative analysis applied to Grabiński and Meissner's short stories: it defines the specific character of traced associations and filiations basing on the typological classification of Dionýz Ďurišin. The third part focuses on the variety of innovations and differences found in Meissner's short stories in reference to Grabiński's source works. These analyses lead to assumption that Meissner was not only a mere follower of Grabiński, but also an "adaptor" of his fantastic fiction. It is worth to emphasize that the phenomenon of "grabińszczyzna"has not met with thorough critical studies yet, nevertheless it may serve as a crucial source of information in the studies on the reception of Grabiński's fantastic prose, proving its unique popularity during interwar period.
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