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Traitors and true Poles : narrating a Polish-American identity, 1880-1939

Author: Karen Majewski; Ohio University. Press.
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2003.
Series: Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American studies series.
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"This is the first extended look at Polish-language fiction written by turn-of-the-century immigrants, a forgotten body of American ethnic literature. Addressing a blind spot in our understanding of immigrant and ethnic identity and culture, Traitors and True Poles challenges perceptions of a silent and passive Polish immigration by giving back its literary voice."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Majewski, Karen.
Traitors and true Poles.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606931160
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Majewski; Ohio University. Press.
ISBN: 0821414704 9780821414705 0821414690 9780821414699
OCLC Number: 51895984
Description: xvi, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Reading the Immigrant --
Writing Polish: literature and the construction of polishness in America --
"Blessed are the light bearers": Polish-American publishing before world war II --
Crime, punishment, atonement: a family plot --
Crossings and double-crossings: family ties --
Power plays: a family squabble --
Love, sex, and the state of marriage: a family reunion.
Series Title: Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American studies series.
Responsibility: Karen Majewski.

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During Poland's century-long partition and in the interwar period of Poland's re-emergence as a state, Polish writers on both sides of the ocean shared a preoccupation with national identity. This  Read more...

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