Vol 1 No 2 (2021)
Book Review

Bogusław Bakuła’s No Dependencies, the History and Analysis of the Polish Independent Literary and Cultural Movement Between 1976 and 1989

Published December 20, 2021
Keywords
  • cultural resistance,
  • Polish independent literature,
  • samizdat
How to Cite
Nagy, Ignác. 2021. “Bogusław Bakuła’s No Dependencies, the History and Analysis of the Polish Independent Literary and Cultural Movement Between 1976 and 1989”. Central European Cultures 1 (2), 177-83. https://doi.org/10.47075/CEC.2021-2.14.

Abstract

The author’s current work encompasses the history of the independent literature and culture of Poland between 1976-1989, it studies the phenomena and trends in literature, journalism and the humanities, that existed in independent circulation in Poland in spite of the widespread censorship supported by the communist state. Focuses on the reality contained in the works of independent authors, and shows the attitude towards history in essays and other literary works. The book presents also the oppositional self reflection to truth, identity and creative processes.