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Zapolskas Women: Three Plays: Malka Szwarcenkopf, The Man, and Miss Maliczewska Gabriela Zapolska

Zapolskas Women: Three Plays: Malka Szwarcenkopf, The Man, and Miss Maliczewska

Gabriela Zapolska

Published October 15th 2009
ISBN : 9781841502366
Paperback
192 pages
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 About the Book 

Gabriela Zapolska (1857–1921) was one of the foremost modernist Polish playwrights. Zapolska’s Women features three of her performance texts that focus on the economic and social pressures faced by women in partitioned Poland at the end of theMoreGabriela Zapolska (1857–1921) was one of the foremost modernist Polish playwrights. Zapolska’s Women features three of her performance texts that focus on the economic and social pressures faced by women in partitioned Poland at the end of the eighteenth century. In addition to the plays, Zapolska’s Women provides a detailed biography of Zapolska, relating her life story to the themes of each play- an analysis of her significance within Polish and European literary and theatrical traditions- and background on the social and historical conditions within Poland during the time the plays were written and originally performed. This informative collection of groundbreaking plays will introduce an English-speaking audience to Zapolska’s important work.