References to Ukrainian Folklore and Culture in Leśmian’s Literary Works
The article focuses on the presence of Ukrainian folklore and culture in Leśmian’s writing on three text levels: thematic, lexical and compositional. A specifi c example is the influence of bylines of Kiev’s cycle on Leśmian’s poems from the cycle Pieśni kalekujące. The article presents the modifi cations of Ukrainian folklore motifs in the poetic and prosaic works by Leśmian with reference to the versions of corresponding topics
in Polish and Russian literature from romantic and modern period.