Stefan Żeromski





Stefan Żeromski


Born
in Strawczyn, Poland
October 14, 1864

Died
November 20, 1925

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Stefan Żeromski ( [ˈstɛfan ʐɛˈrɔmski] Strawczyn near Kielce, October 14, 1864 – November 20, 1925, Warsaw) was a Polish novelist and dramatist. He was called the "conscience of Polish literature". He also wrote under the pen names: Maurycy Zych, Józef Katerla and Stefan Iksmoreż.

In 1892–96 Żeromski worked as a librarian—during the last two years, as the librarian—at the Polish National Museum in Rapperswil, Switzerland.

In recognition of his literary achievements, he was granted the privilege of using an apartment at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. In 1924 he was shortlisted for the Nobel Prize in literature.[2]

His novel were filmed by Walerian Borowczyk - Dzieje grzechu (A Story of Sin), Andrzej Wajda - Popioły (The Ashes), Filip Bajon - Przedw
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Przedwiośnie

2.93 avg rating — 2,811 ratings — published 1924 — 20 editions
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Ludzie bezdomni

2.78 avg rating — 2,331 ratings — published 1949 — 10 editions
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Syzyfowe prace

2.48 avg rating — 2,039 ratings — published 1897 — 9 editions
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Siłaczka

2.41 avg rating — 710 ratings — published 1895 — 2 editions
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Rozdzióbią nas kruki, wrony...

2.86 avg rating — 354 ratings — published 1895 — 2 editions
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The Faithful River

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3.66 avg rating — 270 ratings — published 1912 — 7 editions
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Dzieje grzechu

3.79 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 1908 — 5 editions
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CENUSA (VOL. I+II+III)

3.22 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1902 — 6 editions
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Opowiadania

3.20 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1954 — 2 editions
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Echa Leśne

2.80 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1905
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“Gdybyś kiedy we śnie poczuła, że oczy moje już nie patrzą na ciebie z miłością, wiedz, żem żyć przestał.”
Stefan Żeromski, Syzyfowe prace

“Ja z wierzchu jedynie jestem pomalowany na kolor stalowego bagnetu. W środku wszystko jest kruche jak stearyna.”
Stefan Żeromski, Ludzie bezdomni

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