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Evoking a Displaced Homeland: the 'Poetic Memoir' of Andrzej Chciuk

Besemeres, Mary


This article looks at some poems by Polish Australian writer Andrzej Chciuk (1920-1978). Chciuk migrated to Australia from France in 1951, having escaped Nazi-occupied Poland as a twenty-year-old in 1940. In Australia he worked as a schoolteacher in Melbourne while continuing to write poetry and fiction in Polish. His work was published in prestigious Polish emigré outlets like the Paris-based journal Kultura and in Australia with sponsorship from the Polish migrant community; to date no...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Transnational Literature
Access Rights: Open Access


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