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In Polish poetry, the Ukrainian school were a group of Romantic poets of the early 19th century who hailed from the southeastern fringes of the Polish-inhabited lands of the time (this period followed the partition of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth; today mostly part of Ukraine). [1] [2] The poets—Antoni Malczewski, Józef Bohdan Zaleski, Tomasz Padura and Seweryn Goszczyński—produced a distinct style of Polish Romanticism through the incorporation of Ukrainian life, landscapes, history, political events, and folklore into their works. [1] They in turn influenced both Lithuanian and Ukrainian Romantic poetry, and, along with other Polish poets, constituted a link between the various literatures of the post-partition Commonwealth. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 Czesław Miłosz (1983). The History of Polish Literature. University of California Press. pp. 247–249. ISBN   0-520-04477-0.
  2. 1 2 Piotr S. Wandycz (1974). A History of East Central Europe Vol. VII: The Lands of Partitioned Poland, 1795–1918. University of Washington Press. pp. 100–101. ISBN   0-295-95358-6.