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By Danuta Mostwin

Polish émigrés have written poignantly in regards to the ache of exile in letters, diaries, and essays; others, extra lately, have recreated Polish-American groups in works of fiction. however it is Danuta Mostwin's fiction, before unavailable in English translation, that bridges the divide among Poland and the United States, exile and emigration.  

Mostwin and her husband survived the ravages of worldwide conflict II, traveled to Britain, after which emigrated to the us. Mostwin dedicated her scholarly occupation to the examine of immigrants trapped among cultural worlds. Winner of overseas awards for her fiction, Danuta Mostwin the following bargains novellas, translated through the overdue Marta Erdman, that are the 1st of her works released in English within the United States.  

Deeply melancholic and relocating in its unsentimental depiction of normal humans attempting to make experience in their uprooted lives, Testaments presents strong vignettes of lifestyles in immigrant America, The final Will of Blaise Twardowski and Jocasta. This well timed book presents an advent to Mostwin's paintings that may make sure that she is well-known because the author of 1 of the main nuanced and deeply relocating photographs of emigration and exile in Polish-American literature.

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