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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Sylwia Chutnik

She also works at Pan Macmillan. She is a laureate of the Lady of Warsaw competition, and won the Wawoactive contest. Chutnik Sylwia, Cwaniary, Warszawa: This page was last edited on 8 Marchat They have to have children, travel to faraway lands and laugh, laugh at loud parties.

Yale University Press, You can see them of a morning at the cemeteries, when they walk in black tights and never look around. She would howl in despair over the kitchen table where his plate still lay with the crumbs of a sandwich he ate hurriedly.


Their texts just say: You can drink alcohol at parties, because your youth needs to be watered. Sylwia Chutnik born in Warsaw is a Polish novelistwriterfeministsocial activist. Tec Nechama, Resilience and Courage. But the Clan of Widows burns on that pyre every day, burns down to coal and is reborn.

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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Retrieved from ” https: Polish women novelists births Living people University of Warsaw alumni 21st-century Polish novelists 21st-century women writers Polish writer stubs Polish feminists. They sweep life aside, spend it the way you spend loose change.

University of Chicago Press, And that argument again: Indiana University Press, Ziemie polskie w latach Wielkiej Wojny —, Warszawa: We, young widows, would like to return our relationships, because they broke suddenly. Now try to clean that up, try to tidy that away! You can feel no fear, just smile and not go crazy from it. In her understanding, this memory forms an undertone in Polish culture, and has only recently been acknowledged by the so-called oral history.

Her second novel Dzidzia Diddums came out in Turn it on vwaniary take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page. And Other Stories Publishing.


Of course not everyone can discover them, some cchutnik probably want to, but others would get unnecessarily upset. JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. She is also a Warsaw city guide and a charity worker.

Views Read Edit View history. Oh, one can lose a husband then. No rings on their swollen fingers.

Or in a queue to the checkout. Too young to be blue. Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet, Dzidzia, Cwaniary: Her debut novel Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet “Pocket Atlas of Women” was published in Chutnik is a member of The Polish Writers’ Association.

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Illegal widows, unfinished widows. You can see them buying wine in the evenings and inviting their friends around. Sylwia Chutnik” in Polish.