The Un Divine Comedy
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The Un Divine Comedy (Arcydzieła Literatury Polskiej)

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One of the greatest works of Polish romantisism and the best known Krasiński's drama .
A protagonist, Duke Henry, represents old-fashioned aristocratic ideals, but he has to confront them historical situation. "The Undivine Comedy" shows world on the edge of social revolution - outbreak bringing fake equality, and only for a moment. The protagonist sees that changes are im...more
Hardcover, 111 pages
Published July 9th 1976 by Greenwood Press (first published 1835)
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Carmel98
A portrayal of the apocalypse, which for the author are all the 19th century revolutions in Europe. He has put an equality sign between Dante's Inferno and the camps of the revolutionaries, which he obviously criticizes and detests. He takes the side of the religious aristocracy, which makes this book an obvious propaganda, which is what I didn't like about it; but overall it shows an interesting view on the changes in society and therefore it is worth reading.
Anna
Książka jest dobra, ale jak jest czytana z własnej woli i po gruntownym wprowadzeniu. Miałam problemy z jej przeczytaniem mimo, że wchłaniam książki.
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Count Napoleon Stanisław Adam Ludwig Zygmunt Krasiński (Paris, France, 19 February 1812 – 23 February 1859, Paris, France), a Polish count, is traditionally ranked with Mickiewicz and Słowacki as one of Poland's Three National Bards — the trio of great Romantic poets who influenced national consciousness during the period of Poland's political bondage.

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