Writing the Polish American woman in postwar ethnic fiction /

"Though often unnoticed by scholars of literature and history, Polish American women have for decades been fighting back against the patriarchy they encountered in America and the patriarchy that followed them from Poland. Through close readings of several Polish American and Polish Canadian no...

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Main Author: Kozaczka, Grażyna J., 1955- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2019]
Series:Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American studies series.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. Polish American women : a cultural and literary construct
  • Faces of resistance : Monica Krawczyk's immigrant women
  • At midcentury : Polish Americans writing their identity
  • Suzanne Strempek Shea's gendered ethnicity in the 1970s and 1980s
  • Leslie Pietrzyk and Ellen Slezak constructing ethnic motherhood
  • Tragic motherhood in Danuta Mostwin's "Jocasta"
  • Transgressive sexuality in Polish American fiction of the last twenty-five years
  • (Im)migrant homelands in the early twenty-first century
  • Experiments in ethnicity : the "solidarity" 1.5 generation
  • Fifty years of girling : models of Polish American femininity in young adult literature
  • Epilogue.