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  • Marek Hlaskoby Blanka Braun

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 36.91

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine oft und gern genutzte Ausdrucksform für die menschliche Selbstdarstellung ist die literarische Autobiographie. Sie bildet zwischen dem, was ein Mensch ist, und dem, was er sein möchte eine Art Brücke. In der Autobiographie beschäftigt sich der Schreibende retrospektiv mit seinem eigenem Leben, indem er versucht aus der Gegenwart... more...

  • Adam Mickiewicz - Die Bedeutung der Sprache für die polnische Nationby Georg Hajdas

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Adam Mickiewicz (1798 - 1855) war Kenner der deutschen und der bedeutendste Repräsentant der polnischen Romantik. Er verwob die abendländische Geistesgeschichte mit universellen Symbolen durch seine Interpretation der Sprache in der Spannung zwischen Identität und Differenz. Er gilt bis heute als der bedeutendste Nationaldichter... more...

  • Mr Price, or Tropical Madness and Metaphysics of a Two- Headed Calfby Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz; Daniel Gerould

    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...

  • Basic Polishby Dana Bielec

    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...

  • Country Houseby Stanislav I. Witkiewicz; D. Gerould

    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...

  • It's True! You Can Make Your Own Jokesby Sharon Holt

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 10.86

    A mixture of how-to and history, this book sets out the rules of joke-making and joke-telling (with lots of hilarious examples) and explores our fascination with japes, jibes, jokes and jesters. more...

  • Zapolska’s Womenby Teresa Murjas

    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...

  • The Discoverersby Daniel J. Boorstin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95

    An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Colloquial Polishby Boleslaw W. Mazur

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This best-selling Polish course for beginners has been completely revised and up-dated. Audio material is available on CDs or in MP3 format to help perfect pronunciation and comprehension skills. more...

  • The Holocaust Object in Polish and Polish-Jewish Cultureby Bozena Shallcross

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    In stark contrast to the widespread preoccupation with the wartime looting of priceless works of art, Bożena 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...