Krzysztof Rutkowski

Krzysztof Rutkowski

Born in 1953. Writer and translator. Professor at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies “Artes Liberales” at the University of Warsaw. Has been living in Paris for over a quarter of a century. Lectured at the University of Paris VIII, at the Paris Catholic Institute at Sorbonne. He has been conducting seminars at higher education centres in Poland for 5 years. Author of over a dozen books, among others: “Przeciw(w)literaturze. Essay on the active poetry of Miron Białoszewski and Edward Stachura” (1985); “Brotherhood or death. Killing Mickiewicz in the Circle of a Divine Cause” (three editions, first 1988); “Parisian passages. Story about secret passages” (four editions, first: 1995); “The Stake for Adama” (1996); “Master. Spectacle” (1996); “Agenda of the century's end” (1997); “Death in Water” (1999); “The Homeless Prince” (1999); “Saint Roch’s Church” (2000); “Stendhal in Love” (2006); “The Last Passage” (2007); “Wokulski in Paris”. He has translated thousands of pages from French to Polish, among others, four of Pascal Quignard’s books and three volumes by Daniel Beauvois.