Testaments: two novellas of emigration and exile

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Ohio University Press, Jun 17, 2005 - Fiction - 120 pages
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Testaments presents two novellas: The Last Will of Blaise Twardowski and Jocasta, which are vignettes of life in immigrant America. Danuta Mostwin's fiction, until now unavailable in English translation, bridges the divide between Poland and America, exile and emigration.

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Contents

The Last Will of Blaise Twardowski
13
Jocasta
69
Translated by Nina Dyke
102
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About the author (2005)

Born in Poland, Danuta Mostwin emigrated to America in 1951. Mostwin has won recognition for her fiction, published in London, Paris, and Warsaw, and as a scholar studying the process of immigration adjustment. Her most acclaimed works hasve been her novel Ameryko! Ameryko!, and her seven-volume saga chronicling the drama of the Polish intelligensia from 1863 to the end of World War II. She lives in Baltimore.

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