47 min

Polish Literature Literatures of Multilingual Europe

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Dr Kasia Szymanska gives a highlight overview of Polish literature from the Middle Ages to the present. Dr Kasia Szymanska gives a highlight overview of Polish literature from the Middle Ages to the present. After mentioning the Nobel prize winners and other twentieth-century writers such as Olga Tokarczuk, she goes back in time to discuss the following: the first major medieval and Renaissance texts which featured female characters, the issue of literary bilingualism, the international fame of the Romantic poet Adam Mickiewicz, and the realist prose of the late nineteenth century.

Dr Kasia Szymanska gives a highlight overview of Polish literature from the Middle Ages to the present. Dr Kasia Szymanska gives a highlight overview of Polish literature from the Middle Ages to the present. After mentioning the Nobel prize winners and other twentieth-century writers such as Olga Tokarczuk, she goes back in time to discuss the following: the first major medieval and Renaissance texts which featured female characters, the issue of literary bilingualism, the international fame of the Romantic poet Adam Mickiewicz, and the realist prose of the late nineteenth century.

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