Alienated Women: A Study on Polish Women's Fiction, 1845-1918

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Central European University Press, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 337 pages
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"Women's studies are still in their infancy in Poland and this book is one of the most comprehensive and well-researched studies on nineteenth-century Polish women prose writers. Selecting writers that reflect the most turbulent time in Polish women's literature, such as Klemenntyna Hoffmanowa, Narcyza Zmichovska, Eliza Orzeszkowa and Zofia Nalkowska. Borkowska's approach of major feminist theories and post-feminist thought results in findings that throw new light on Polish women writers and their contribution to European thought." "This study is suitable for all students and scholars of Polish literature, women s studies and feminist theory."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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