Studies in Language, Literature and Cultural Mythology in Poland: Investigating

Studies in Language, Literature and Cultural Mythology in Poland: Investigating "The Other"

by Elwira M. Grossman
     
 

The 16 papers of this collection were first presented at the Donald Pirie Memorial Conference held in Glasgow, UK, in April of 1999. "The other" of the title refers to a theoretical concept concerning those perceived as standing outside a given group; Grossman's (Polish, Glasgow U.) introduction explores the critical history of the concept and the different groups…  See more details below

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The 16 papers of this collection were first presented at the Donald Pirie Memorial Conference held in Glasgow, UK, in April of 1999. "The other" of the title refers to a theoretical concept concerning those perceived as standing outside a given group; Grossman's (Polish, Glasgow U.) introduction explores the critical history of the concept and the different groups that make up Poland. A sampling of topics includes linguistics, the impact of globalization on Polish as a language, philosopher Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz's visit to Ceylon, and "the other" in the works of writers Tadeusz Rozewicz and Maria Kuncewicz, and the Gardzienice Theatre Association. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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The 16 papers of this collection were first presented at the Donald Pirie Memorial Conference held in Glasgow, UK, in April of 1999. "The other" of the title refers to a theoretical concept concerning those perceived as standing outside a given group; Grossman's (Polish, Glasgow U.) introduction explores the critical history of the concept and the different groups that make up Poland. A sampling of topics includes linguistics, the impact of globalization on Polish as a language, philosopher Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz's visit to Ceylon, and "the other" in the works of writers Tadeusz Rozewicz and Maria Kuncewicz, and the Gardzienice Theatre Association. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780773470545
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Slavic Studies
Pages:
348

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