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Zapolska's Women: Three Plays: Malka Szwarcenkopf, The Man and Miss Maliczewska (repost)

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Zapolska's Women: Three Plays: Malka Szwarcenkopf, The Man and Miss Maliczewska (repost)

Zapolska's Women: Three Plays: Malka Szwarcenkopf, The Man and Miss Maliczewska (Intellect Books - Play Text) by Gabriela Zapolska
English | ISBN 10: 1841502367 | 2009 | PDF | 402 pages | 4 MB

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 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.