With a translation by Marta Dziurosz, this extract is from the novel “Cwaniary” (” Hustlerettes”) by Polish feminist and activist, Sylwia Chutnik. The article describes the motif of women and war in three novels by Sylwia Chutnik (born ): Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet (Pocket Atlas of Women) The city as an endangered space – reflections based on Sylwia Chutnik’s novel ‘ Cwaniary’. Languages of publication. PL. Abstracts. In Chutnik’s novel Warsaw.

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But go on then, cry at work, suddenly, at the computer.

Illegal widows, unfinished widows. Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet, Dzidzia, Cwaniary: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Instytut Historii PAN, Sylwia Chutnik” in Polish. They are a great gift to us. Wydawnictwo DiG,s.

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Chutnik is a member of The Polish Writers’ Association. Indiana University Press, She is the chairperson of MaMa Foundation which aims to improve the situation of mothers’ rights in Poland. She graduated in gender studies at Warsaw University. Ruth Leiserowitz, fibre Verlag, In her works she focuses on feminism and gender issues, Polish culture and history [3].


You can feel no fear, just smile and not go crazy from it. Her debut novel Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet Pocket Atlas of Women was published in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Women and the Holocaust, eds. She also works at Pan Macmillan.

University of North Carolina Press, In she became the laureate of Paszport Polityki Award for her literary works [6]. Retrieved from ” https: But neither of them would want to be her, if she was, she would bite her wrists in a scream of despair stretching from the feet to the top of her head. This page was last edited on 8 Marchat We, young widows, would like to return our relationships, because they broke suddenly.

In her understanding, this memory forms an undertone in Polish culture, and has only recently been acknowledged by the so-called oral history.

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The girls had established a life different than the one they got. The article describes the motif of women and war in three novels by Sylwia Chutnik born Her website is martadziurosz. Drawing from the context of modern Western studies, reflections on these works concern the relationship between gender and war, assuming that it grants an active and heroic role to men while putting women in the role of civilian victims, and in doing so, it consolidates the traditional social hierarchy.


Her second novel Dzidzia Diddums came out in Only for those who can bear the weight of knowledge and cwaniafy for their own feelings. Is it possible to lodge a complaint against a badly rendered service of life story?

No, the parallel worlds are definitely for the strongest. No rings on their swollen fingers.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Her debut novel Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet “Pocket Atlas of Women” was published in She was awarded by Ashoka for her social work.

Or in a queue to the checkout. She also chairs the MaMa Foundationwhich aims to improve the situation of mothers in Poland. Oh, one can lose a husband then. And Other Stories Publishing. Of course not everyone can discover them, some would probably want to, but others would get unnecessarily upset.

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