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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 110.00
The Polish playwright and artist Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, known as Witkacy, is now recognized as Poland's leading theatrical innovator of the interwar years and one of the outstanding creative personalities of the European avant-garde. This volume contains two of Witkacy's "tropical" plays inspired by the playwright's trip to Ceylon and Australia... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Basic Polish presents concise explanations of grammar with related exercises, to build confidence in using the modern language. Assuming no previous knowledge of Polish, its step-by-step approach guarantees the reader a thorough grounding in the basics of its grammar. Each of the forty units introduces a particular grammar point and provides a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Country House, a ''comedy with corpses,'' is a wicked subversion of all those realistic psychological dramas of jealousy, adultery, murder and suicide that ask to be taken seriously. Witkacy's send-up assumes the form of a ghost story full of surprises, in the course of which an entire family of four is gleefully dispatched to the other world. When... more...
- Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00
This groundbreaking book contains the first English language translations of three plays by Polish playwright, actress and journalist Gabriela Zapolska. They were initially performed in fin-de-siecle, partitioned Poland. Each play focuses on the economic and social pressures faced by women. A general introduction and three focused essays will serve... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
This new edition of the best-selling Polish course for beginners has been completely rewritten to make learning the language easier and more enjoyable than before. Written by an experienced teacher and author, Colloquial Polish offers a step-by-step approach to the language as it is spoken and written today. No previous knowledge of Polish is... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 22.95
In stark contrast to the widespread preoccupation with the wartime looting of priceless works of art, BoÅ¼ena Shallcross focuses on the meaning of ordinary objects -- pots, eyeglasses, shoes, clothing, kitchen utensils -- tangible vestiges of a once-lived reality, which she reads here as cultural texts.... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 45.00
Buchenwald survivors Ilona and Henia Karmel were seventeen and twenty years old when they entered the Nazi labor camps from the Kraków ghetto. These remarkable poems were written during that time. The sisters wrote the poems on worksheets stolen from the factories where they worked by day and hid them in their clothing. During what she thought were... more...
- Rough Guides 2012; US$ 8.99
The Rough Guide Polish Phrasebook is the definitive phrasebook to help you make the most of your time in Poland. Whether you want to book a hotel room, ask what time the train leaves or buy a drink from the bar, this new phrasebook has a dictionary of over 5,000 words and will help you communicate with the locals in no time. The free audio downloads,... more...