Wednesday, August 04, 2004

Awangarda Krakowska

Avant-garde literary movement in Poland, launched in Krak�w in 1922 and centring around a local periodical, Zwrotnica (1922 - 27; �Switch�). Tadeusz Peiper, the first poet in Poland to advance a poetics opposed to that of the Skamander group of poets (who had turned toward the classical in their effort to forge a modernist poetry), was Zwrotnica's editor from 1922 to 1923 and again from 1926 to 1927. (Peiper


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