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Maria Dąbrowska

Maria Dąbrowska

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Maria Dąbrowska

(1889-1965) – novelist, essayist, playwright, translator of Danish, English and Russian literature. One of the most prominent Polish 20th-century novelists. The author the tetralogy Noce i dnie (1931–1934); in 1958 joined the All-Polish Front for National Unity. Her Dzienniki, which she wrote from 1914 till her death are an important work in her literary output. W can find here literary commentaries, commentaries to her own works, descriptions of her dreams, vivid accounts from official situations (e.g. a reception given by President Bierut). Dramas: Stanisław i Bogumił and Geniusz sierocy, focused on controversial pages in Poland’s history (like a conflict between the Bishop of Krakow St Stanislaus and King Boleslaus the Bold) are of secondary importance in her literary output. She was also an apt artist. She bequeathed paintings (watercolours): landscapes and still life.

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