The World Reads Jan Kochanowski from Madrid — Adam Mickiewicz Institute on Sunday 30 June 2019


(clicking) (clicking) (coughs lightly) Kirovski? Kochanovski? MAN: Ofski. Oski? MAN: Ofksi. (emphasizes ‘f’ sound) Okay, you told me Jan– You told me Jan Kofchnoski. MAN: Jan. Jan Kovnoski. MAN: No, no, no. Jan Kochanowksi. Jan Kochanowski. Jan, Jan. MAN: Jan.
Jan. Jan.
MAN: Like Jan. I know, Jan.
Jan. I know. Jan Kovanowski. Could you give me some water, please? Thank you. (breathes deeply) Kowanowski. (mumbling) (mumbling) Thank you, sweetie. What it means? MAN: What? Kowanovski. What it means? (sound cuts out) It’s like– Okay, he’s like…
(man laughs) I’m smart. He doesn’t love ’cause
he’s (foreign word). You know? Ah, (foreign word). The “no”.
Yeah! Yeah, ‘nie’ is ‘no’ in Polish. Okay. ‘Nie’, but it’s ‘Nowski’, with ‘no’. Like in Spanish, ‘no’. Kochanowski. So he doesn’t love? Nobody loves. (laughs) People don’t love, yeah? Hmm. I don’t know. Maybe. (sighs) Mm. Mm. Thank you. MAN: Do you want another? No… Okay.
MAN: Yeah? Okay.
MAN: Okay. (sighs deeply) Thank you, sweetie. (laughs) So, Kochanowski, okay. MAN: Hm, Jan. Jan Kowanowski, okay. MAN: Kochanowski. Okay. MAN: Strong name. Kochanowski. Yeah, like the Polish,
they are strong people. MAN: Yeah.
Ah, yeah. I know. You are from Poland? MAN: Yeah. Fifty-fifty? Okay. (breathes heavily) (sighs) (taps on glass) (recites “The Dismissal of
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