By Felicja Kruszewska,Jadwiga Kosicka

ISBN-10: 0415275059

ISBN-13: 9780415275057

ISBN-10: 0415866367

ISBN-13: 9780415866361

the interpretation of Felicja Kruszewska's A Dream introduces a massive play by means of a twentieth-century woman playwright to the English-speaking international. On March 7, 1927 A Dream - a large-scale expressionistic drama via an unknown poet - burst at the Polish theatrical scene in a blinding debut creation by means of the younger actor Edmund Wiercinski, who could develop into one of many impressive administrators of his time. The play's hallucinatory visions of the increase of fascism and the heroine's eager for a providential savior on a white horse spoke on to Polish audiences approximately their inner most anxieties. in the course of the subsequent years A Dream obtained 3 extra stagings and have become the topic of vigorous debate and controversy. The play, which has been effectively revived in 1974, is an exceptional instance of ecu expressionism.
the amount additionally includes An day trip to the Museum, by means of the modern Polish poet, playwright, and short-story author Tadeusz Rozewicz. A tense account of an totally mundane stopover at to Auschwitz, the story is a superb instance of the playwright's means of poetic collage.

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