100 / XX. Antologia polskiego reportażu XX wieku Edited by Mariusz Szczygieł as a Tale of the Genre and the Reporter’s Role Cover Image
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100 / XX. Antologia polskiego reportażu XX wieku pod redakcją Mariusza Szczygła jako opowieść o gatunku i roli pełnionej przez reportera
100 / XX. Antologia polskiego reportażu XX wieku Edited by Mariusz Szczygieł as a Tale of the Genre and the Reporter’s Role

Author(s): Bernadetta Darska
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Literary Texts, Studies of Literature, Philology, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: 100 / XX. Antologia polskiego reportażu XX wieku; Mariusz Szczygieł; reporter; anthology; media phenomenon
Summary/Abstract: The author takes a look at the media phenomenon of a comprehensive, three volumes anthology of Polish reportage from the 20th century edited by Mariusz Szczygieł. She points to a very contemporary promotion strategy is has been granted as affecting its popularity and the interest in the genre. She also accentuates the particular importance of the role of the editor, who not only made a choice of the reportages included, but also actively promoted the project. Moreover, he wrote the notes of particular reporters and their work, that precede each of the reportages included in the volumes. The above make both reading and discussing the anthology an important reflection on the genre itself and the role played by the editor.

  • Page Range: 244-263
  • Page Count: 20
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Polish