The New Woman

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The New Woman (Polish: Emancypantki) is the third of four major novels by the Polish writer Bolesław Prus. It was composed, and appeared in newspaper serialization, in 1890-93, and dealt with societal questions involving feminism.[1]


The New Woman, written in 1890–93, first appeared serially in the Warsaw Kurier Codzienny (Daily Courier). Its first book publication followed in 1894.[2]


In 1982, the novel was adapted as a Polish feature film, Pensja Pani Latter (Mrs. Latter's Boarding School).

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  1. ^ Edward Pieścikowski, Bolesław Prus, p. 155.
  2. ^ Edward Pieścikowski, Bolesław Prus, pp. 155, 157.


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