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History of Polish literature
Polish is a Lechite language spoken by 58 million speakers, it is the official language of Poland. It is the dialect of the Greater Poland added with features of the dialect of Lesser Poland that will become the norm.
In 1513 the first book is printed in Polish and in 1543 Mikolaj Rej found the national literature with his writings and poems. Jan Kochanowski write some masterpieces of lyric poetry. The Polish poet S. F. Klonowic traces bourgeois paintings. Andrzej Morsztyn is a court poet. W. Potocki holds the first place in the epic poetry. During the reign of the Saxon kings, poetry plunges into obscurantism.
In the 18th century there are, Ignacy Krasicki, A. Naruszewicz, S. Trembecki, and Tomasz Kajetan Wegierski satirical and libertarian poet. In the 19th century it's romanticism with, A.Malczewski, S. Foszcznski and Zaleski. Will succeed four poets T. Lenartowicz, W. Pol, Berwinski and Norwid, both romantic and precursor of symbolism. There will also be the lyrical poems of Maria Konopnicka.
The 20th century is the century of modernism "young Poland", Polish poetry is represented by J. Kasprowicz, Miriam, Tetmjer Przerwa, Lesmian and Micinski who combine symbolism and surrealism. We should also mention W. S. Reymont (Nobel Prize in Literature). There are innovative trends in the poetry of K. Irzykowski and Przybyszewski.
Between the two wars the avant-garde of poetry is constituted by J. Przybos, Czechowicz and Wazyk. Broniewski who is the revolutionary Marxist poet. The poems of Miloz, Jastrun and Rozewicz will be darker. To this generation of Polish poets succeed the followers of poetic "depoetised": Rozewicz, Miedzyrzecki and Herbert. The new wave of poets that emerge around 1970 is distinguished by its linguistic researches: Baranczak, Krynicki and Zagajewski.