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The Polish Literary Centre was established in December 1924 and was soon to join PEN International, as agreed in the course of chairman Stefan Zeromski’s prior correspondence with John Galsworthy. On 14 May 1925, two delegates, Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński and Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz, made their first appearance at the PEN International Congress in Paris. 

Centre polonais

Le Centre littéraire polonais a été créé en décembre 1924. Il était prévu qu’il rejoigne rapidement PEN International, comme en avaient convenu le président Stefan Żeromski et John Galsworthy dans leur correspondance préalable. Le 14 mai 1925, deux délégués, Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński et Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz, ont fait leur première apparition au congrès du PEN International à Paris.

Centro Polaco

El Centro Literario Polaco se constituyó en diciembre de 1924 y pronto se unió a PEN Internacional, según lo acordado durante la relación previa del presidente Stefan Zeromski con John Galsworthy. El 14 de mayo de 1925, dos delegados, Tadeusz Boy-Zelenski y Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz, hicieron su primera aparición en el Congreso de PEN  Internacional en París.

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1 Homero Aridjis and Jacek Bocheński

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2 Event with Czesław Miłosz

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3 Umberto Eco in Warsaw

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4 Erskine Caldwell and Bronisław Zieliński

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5 Margaret Atwood’s autograph

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6 John Galsworthy and Ferdynand Goetel

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7 PEN members during Warsaw Congress

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8 Joseph Brodsky signing books

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9 Rafting down the Dunajec river

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10 1930 PEN Congress in Warsaw

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11 Czesław Miłosz

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12 Maria Kuncewiczowa

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13 Erskine Caldwell’s autograph

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1 The life of Polish PEN ‘in prison’
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2 “We would like to transmit how rich our literature is”
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