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Malvina, or the Heart's Intuition
Author: Maria Wirtemberska

ISBN: 9780875804507
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 31 March 2012
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.3
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First published in Warsaw in 1816, Malvina, or the Heart's Intuition has been largely-and unjustly-ignored by the Polish literary canon. Ingeniously structured and garrulously related by a Tristram Shandy-esque narrator, Maria Wirtemberska's psychologically complex work is often considered Poland's first modern novel.This splendid translation by Ursula Phillips should restore Wirtemberska to her rightful place in the literary pantheon while providing fertile new ground for the study of the international development of the novel.

The romantic story of the young widow Malvina and her mysterious lover Ludomir, Malvina combines several literary styles and influences-from the epistolary to the Gothic. Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz argues that Malvina is quintessentially a sentimental novel-a model of the genre whose chief aspiration is to promote a change in sensibility and inspire new forces of feeling and imagination. For this reason Wirtemberska is often considered the Polish counterpart to her English contemporary, Jane Austen.

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