Leopold Staff





Leopold Staff


Born
in Lviv (Austrian Partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth), Poland
November 14, 1878

Died
May 31, 1957

Genre

Influences


Leopold Staff was a Polish poet; one of the greatest artists of European modernism twice granted the Degree of Doctor honoris causa by universities in Warsaw and in Kraków. He was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature by Polish PEN Club. Representative of classicism and symbolism in the poetry of Young Poland, he was an author of many philosophical poems influenced by the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, the ideas of Franciscan order as well as paradoxes of Christianity.
He was the main guru the for Polish group of experimental poets named Skamander.

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