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Leopold Staff (November 14, 1878May 31, 1957) was a Polish poet and one of the greatest artists of European modernism ordered two times by honorary degree (honoris causa). He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Representative of classicism and symbolism in poetry of Young Poland, an author of many philosophical poems strong influenced with the idea of Übermensch, order of Franciscans and paradoxes of Christianity. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 511 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (606 × 711 pixel, file size: 165 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Leopold Staff (November 14, 1878 – May 31, 1957) - Polish poet, picture shot before 1905 File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 511 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (606 × 711 pixel, file size: 165 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Leopold Staff (November 14, 1878 – May 31, 1957) - Polish poet, picture shot before 1905 File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it... is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Poets who wrote or write much of their poetry in the Polish language. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... For the psychedelic rock band, see The Modern Art. ... An honorary degree (Latin: honoris causa ad gradum, not to be confused with an honors degree) is an academic degree awarded to an individual as a decoration, rather than as the result of matriculating and studying for several years. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... Classicism door in Olomouc, The Czech Republic Teatr Wielki in Warsaw Church La Madeleine in Paris Classicism, in the arts, refers generally to a high regard for classical antiquity, as setting standards for taste which the classicist seeks to emulate. ... Young Poland (Polish Młoda Polska) is a modernist period in Polish art, literature and music, covering roughly the years between 1890 and 1918. ... For other uses, see Philosophy (disambiguation). ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Franciscans is the common name used to designate a variety of mendicant religious orders of men or women tracing their origin to Francis of Assisi and following the Rule of St. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      Christianity is...


He was born in Lwów and died in Skarżysko-Kamienna. Staff was highly influential in the literary life of Julian Tuwim, one of Poland's most renowned poets. Motto: Semper fidelis Oblast Lviv Oblast Municipal government City council (Львівська міська рада) Mayor City chairman Lyubomyr Bunyak Area 171,01 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 808,900 ? 4786/km² Founded City rights 13th century 1353 Latitude Longitude 49°51′ N 24°01′ E Area code +0322 Car plates  ? Twin towns Corning, Freiburg... Motto: none Voivodship Swietokrzyskie Municipal government Rada Miasta Skarżyska-Kamiennej Mayor Waldemar Mazur Area 64,16 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 48 500 - 784/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°07 N 20°55 E Area code +48 41 Car plates TSK Twin towns Stafford, Zmierinka Municipal Website... Julian Tuwim, 1894-1953 Julian Tuwim (from Hebrew טובים tovim, meaning good) (September 13, 1894 – December 27, 1953) was a Jewish Polish poet; born in the city of Łódź in Poland, educated in Łódź and Warsaw (studied Law and Philosophy at Warsaw University). ...


Staff's writing classifies to three periods: Young Poland, Interwar period and present times. Young Poland (Polish Młoda Polska) is a modernist period in Polish art, literature and music, covering roughly the years between 1890 and 1918. ... Europe between 1929 and 1938. ...


In early XX century Staff became probably the most famuous and influential Polish poet. He called his popularity as a retiring, soft glory. In 1950s he faced to blank verse close up to avant-garde and he became the main guru for Polish group of experimental poets named Skamander. (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s The 20th century lasted from 1901 to 2000 in the Gregorian calendar (often from (1900 to 1999 in common usage). ... Blank verse is a type of poetry, distinguished by having a regular meter, but no rhyme. ... A work similar to Marcel Duchamps Fountain Avant garde (written avant-garde) is a French phrase, one of many French phrases used by English speakers. ... Skamander was a Polish group of experimental poets founded in 1919 by Julian Tuwim, Antoni Słonimski, Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz. ...


Some of his poetry includes The Bridge, Foundations, and Three Towns.


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