“When the Polish people will truly arise”. Patriotic Issues in the Works by Juliusz Słowacki
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This article discusses patriotic issues in the works of Juliusz Słowacki. It focuses on the textsdevoted to the November Uprising. The poet’s early (youthful) works, including the very first ones,in which he showed ways of regaining independence, are subjected to interpretation. In these works,Słowacki writes about his love for his homeland, and thus they are testimony to his patriotic feelings.The poet demands that the nation undergo a transformation. The independence of Poland ishis poetic dream. Słowacki takes up the subject of important historical events and recalls the figuresof heroes fighting for a free homeland. The resurrection of the nation is Słowacki’s poetic dream.
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