Grubiński, Wacław

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Wacław Grubiński, Polish short-story writer, novelist, playwright of the "Warsaw School," and theater critic, was born in Warsaw in 1883 and died in London in 1973. He wrote narrative prose such as Pocalunek (The kiss, 1906), Czlowiek z klarnetem (Man with a clarinet, 1927), and Listy pogańskie (Pagan letters, 1938); produced and published over 10 one-act and full-length plays such as, Kochankowie (Lovers, 1915), and Niewinna grzesznica (The innocent sinner, 1926); and also wrote his memoirs about his deportation to the Soviet Union during World War II and his condemnation to death (later commuted to 10 years of imprisonment) for publishing a comedy about Lenin in 1921 Miedzy młotem a sierpem (Between Hammer and Sickle, 1947).

From the description of Wacław Grubiński papers, 1915-1972. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612787983

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associatedWith Grydzewski, Mieczysław, 1894-1970, person
associatedWith Grzymała-Siedlecki, Adam, 1876-1967, person
associatedWith Janta, Aleksander, 1908-1974. person
associatedWith Krzyżanowski, Julian, 1892-1976, person
associatedWith Pająk, Antoni, person
associatedWith Zaleski, August, 1883-1972, person
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Polish drama--20th century
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Polish
Polish literature--20th century


Birth 1883

Death 1973







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