|Tytuł||Jerzy Stempowski. Szkic do portretu|
|Title||JERZY STEMPOWSKI. AN OVERVIEW|
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The article deals with the output of Jerzy Stempowski (1893-1969), one of the most outstanding Polish essay writers. This study outlines the features of the output and also presents the extraordinary personality of this refined essayist, who - on account of his erudition, knowledge of classics and versatile interests - is often compared with the sages of the Enlightenment. Stempowski achieved excellence in essay writing but he also wrote original letters which have regained an intellectual and artistic rank.
His major works include Mr Jowialski and His Heirs (1931), Essays for Cassandra (1961), From Berdyczów to Rome (1971), Literary Sketches (1988), The Bern Region (1990), In the Dniestr Valley and Other Ukrainian Essays. Letters about the Ukraine (1993).