University of Lodz
Jerzy Jarniewicz (b. 1958 in Lowicz) is a Polish poet, translator, and literary critic, who lectures in English at the universities of Lodz and Warsaw. He has published twelve volumes of poetry and nine critical books on contemporary Irish, British, and American literature. He has written extensively for various journals, including Poetry Review, Irish Review, and Cambridge Review. His poetry has been translated into many languages and presented in international magazines, including Index on Censorship, Paris Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Oxford Poetry, and Poetry Wales; it has also appeared in The Penguin Book of the Twentieth Century in Poetry (1999). He is editor of the literary monthly Literatura na Swiecie (Warsaw) and has translated the work of many novelists and poets, including James Joyce, John Banville, Seamus Heaney, Raymond Carver, Philip Roth, Edmund White, Derek Walcott, and Craig Raine. His most recent work is the anthology Six Irish Women Poets. In 1999 he attended International Writers Program in Iowa, in 2006 he was writer-in-residence at Farmleigh, Dublin, and in 2010 he won the Ireland Literature Exchange bursary for literary translators.
Essays in Partial Answers
Ventriloquism in Philip Roth’s Deception and Its Polish Translation
Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2013