[Dziesiata Muza.] Dziesiąta Muza. Zagadnienia estetyczne kina. [The Tenth Muse. Aesthetic Problems of Cinema.]. Karol Irzykowski.
[Dziesiata Muza.] Dziesiąta Muza. Zagadnienia estetyczne kina. [The Tenth Muse. Aesthetic Problems of Cinema.]
Early Modernist Polish Film Theory

[Dziesiata Muza.] Dziesiąta Muza. Zagadnienia estetyczne kina. [The Tenth Muse. Aesthetic Problems of Cinema.]

Krakow: Krakowska Spółka Wydawnicza, 1924. First edition. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers, designed by Lucjan Kobierski. 238, [2] p. Unopened. Pages yellowed due to acidic paper. In fine condition.

The leading piece of Polish 1920s film criticism, featuring Lucjan Kobierski’s expressionist cover design.

Karol Irzykowski’s Dziesiąta Muza is considered as the “first original work and the crowning accomplishment of prewar Polish film theory” (Haltof, 2002).

Irzykowski (1873–1944) was one of the most important figures in the Polish literary scene as a critic and writer.

Haltof, M.: New York; Oxford: Berhahn Books, 2002. Polish National Cinema. p. 17.

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