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Melchior Wankowicz : Poland's master of the written word

Author: Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm; Agnieszka Maria Gernand
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Melchior Wankowicz: Poland's Master of the Written Word, Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm examines the life and writing of famous Polish writer Melchior Wankowicz, author of legendary work "The Battle of Monte Cassino". Melchior Wankowicz was famous for creating his theory of reportage, i.e. the "mosaic method" where the events of many people were implanted into the life of one person. In this book, Ziolkowska-Boehm  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ziolkowska-Boehm, Aleksandra, 1949-
Melchior Wankowicz.
(DLC) 2013010596
Named Person: Melchior Wańkowicz; Melchior Wańkowicz
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm; Agnieszka Maria Gernand
ISBN: 0739175912 9780739175910
OCLC Number: 854828151
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments; Foreword; Melchior Wańkowicz; Melchior Wańkowicz's Main Books; Preface; 1 Melchior Wańkowicz; 2 The Trial of Melchior Wańkowicz; 3 The Writer's Stand and Generosity toward Political Opposition; 4 About the Correspondence of Zofia and Melchior Wańkowicz; 5 Unhealed Wounds; 6 The Last Days of Krystyna Wańkowicz; 7 His Version, Her Version; 8 After the Writer's Death; 9 The Writer's Files and Operation "Teenager"; 10 "Work, Donkey, Work"; 11 Polish Literature's Eager Beaver Student; Select Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Other Titles: Na tropach Wańkowicza.
Responsibility: Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm ; foreword by Charles S. Kraszewski ; translated by Agnieszka Maria Gernand.

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In Melchior Wankowicz: Poland's Master of the Written Word, Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm examines the life and writing of famous Polish writer Melchior Wankowicz, author of legendary work "The Battle of Monte Cassino". Melchior Wankowicz was famous for creating his theory of reportage, i.e. the "mosaic method" where the events of many people were implanted into the life of one person. In this book, Ziolkowska-Boehm offers a critical examination of Wan>

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The book contains sources, eyewitnesses, interviews, and conversations Melchior Wankowicz had with his wife, friends and co-authors. . . She edited Melchior Wankowicz's selected works, providing Read more...

 
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