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Krzysztof Fordonski

  • Dr
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Warsaw
  • 66PublicationsNumber of items in Krzysztof's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 2ReadersNumber of instances of Krzysztof's publications in Mendeley libraries. Updated daily.

Research interests

Literary TranslationHistory of Translation; Sociology of Translation


Krzysztof Fordonski, born in 1970, studied at Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan and University College Galway. He gained his MA in English studies in 1994 and his PhD in 2002 at the Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan. Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw. The author published anthologies of English literature (1999, 2005, 2010 and 2011), monographs of the American novelist William Wharton (2004) and E. M. Forster (2005), edited the English language translations of the poetry of Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski (2008 and 2010), and wrote numerous scholarly articles. He is also an active literary translator, author of translations of over thirty books, both fiction and non-fiction. Papers etc are all available at: or or

Followers (3)

  • Lucas baliz

    Lucas baliz

  • Maxim Kotsemir

    Maxim KotsemirState University Higher School of Economics

  • Xiangdong Li

    Xiangdong Li

Following (1)

  • Emanuel Kulczycki

    Emanuel KulczyckiAdam Mickiewicz University in Poznan


Polish Journal of English Studies


2015 - Present

Language and Literary Studies of Warsaw


2011 - Present

Publications (5)

  • Room at the Top by John Braine: A 1950s Version of the Myth of Jason and Medea?

  • The subversive power of father matthias. The poetry of Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski as vehicle for political propaganda in England of the 17th century

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  • Casimir Britannicus: English Translations, Paraphrases, and Emulations of the Poetry of Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski

  • Fortinbras - Hero from Behind the Stage

  • The Symbolic Meaning of Water in A Room with a View by E. M. Forster


Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of Warsaw

October 2004 - Present

Assistan Lecturer

Adam Mickiewicz University

October 1994 - September 2002(8 years)

Education history


Adam Mickiewicz University

October 1989 - June 1994(5 years)