Maria Kuncewiczowa

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Maria Kuncewiczowa
Born30 October 1895
Samara, Russian Empire
Died15 July 1989(1989-07-15) (aged 93)
Lublin, Poland
LanguagePolish
NationalityPolish
Period1926 - 1989
Genrenovel

Maria Kuncewiczowa (Samara, Russian Empire, 30 October 1895 - 15 July 1989, Lublin, Poland) was a Polish writer and novelist.[1]

Life[edit]

Kuncewiczowa studied music and literature in Kraków, Warsaw and Paris. She had published under pseudonyms for the magazine Le Lierre. In 1938 she was awarded the Gold Laurel (Złoty Wawrzyn) of the Polish Academy of Literature. After 1939 she lived in France, England and the United States. From 1962 to 1968, hse lectured at the University of Chicago.[2] She spent her last years in Kazimierz nad Wisłą. From 1970 to 1984, during the winter, she lived in Italy

Honors[edit]

In 1989 the University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska made her its own member honoris causa.

Selected works[edit]

  • Dwa księżyce, Rój, Warszawa 1933; Warszawa: Prószyński i S-ka, 1999. ISBN 9788371805493
  • Cudzoziemka, 1936; Warszawa : Wydawnictwo Pi, 2013. ISBN 9788378362258
    • The stranger, London: Hutchinson International Authors, 1947. OCLC 812595307
  • Zmowa nieobecnych 1946; Warszawa : Instytut Wydawniczy Pax, 1978.
    • The conspiracy of the absent, a novel. New York, Roy, 195- OCLC 3431553
  • Leśnik, 1952
    • The forester : a novel, New York : Roy Publishers, 1954. OCLC 891212262
  • Gaj oliwny, 1961; Lublin : Wydawn. Lubelskie, 1990. ISBN 9788322205808
  • Tristan 1946, 1967; Bratislava : Tatran, 1972.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dorota Blednicka, Maria Kuncewiczowa – kalendarium życia i twórczości. Ostatni Dzwonek Klasyka literatury. (in Polish)
  2. ^ "Maria Kuncewiczowa. Niezwykła pisarka wielu epok". PolskieRadio.pl. Retrieved 2019-11-15.