Antoni Lange

Poet, Author

1862 – 1929

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Who was Antoni Lange?

Antoni Lange was a Polish poet, philosopher, polyglot, writer, novelist, science-writer, reporter and translator. A representative of Polish Parnassianism and symbolism, he is also regarded as belonging to the Decadent movement. He was an expert on Romanticism, French literature and a popularizer of culture of Eastern cultures. His novel Miranda is known in some circles.

He translated English, French, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Indian, American, Serbian, Egyptian and Oriental writers into Polish and Polish poets into French and English. He was also one of the most original poets of the Young Poland movement. His work is often compared to Stéphane Mallarmé and Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle.

Lange was an uncle of the poet Bolesław Leśmian.

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Born
Apr 28, 1862
Warsaw
Also known as
  • Ланге, Антоний
Religion
  • Buddhism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Died
Mar 17, 1929
Warsaw

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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