Stande, Stanislaw Ryszard
STANDE, STANISLAW RYSZARD
STANDE, STANISLAW RYSZARD (1897–1939), Polish poet and translator. Stande's numerous verse collections were political salvoes for communism and range from Młoty ("Hammers," 1921) to Nasz krok ("Our Step," 1937). From 1931 he was an exile in the USSR, where he joined the editorial board of the monthly Internatsionalnaya Literatura. During the Stalinist purges of the late 1930s Stande died in prison.