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Adam Asnyk

  • Birth 11 Sep 1838 Kalisz, Wielkopolskie, Poland
  • Death 2 Aug 1897 Krakow, Małopolskie, Poland
  • Burial Krakow, Małopolskie, Poland
  • Memorial ID 11692737

Polish poet and dramatist. He published his poems in the collections Poezje (1869, 1872, 1880, 1894). He began his literary career in 1864-65. The fullest expression of his intellectualised poetry is the series of 30 sonnets, Nad glebiami (1883-94), owing to which Asnyk came to be referred to as "a poet-philosopher." This series comprises the poet's philosophical system, which was an attempt at reconciling idealism with positivist realism and scientism. He was leading poet of positivism period in polish literature.

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  • Originally Created by: Kasia
  • Added: 6 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11692737
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adam Asnyk (11 Sep 1838–2 Aug 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11692737, citing Skalka Sanctuary, Krakow, Małopolskie, Poland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .