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Taking liberties : gender, transgressive patriotism, and Polish drama, 1786-1989 / Halina Filipowicz.

Author/Creator:
Filipowicz, Halina, author.
Publication:
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (379 p.)
Series:
Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American studies series.
Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American Studies Series
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Subjects:
Polish drama -- History and criticism.
Patriotism in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Theater -- Poland -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
As narrow, nationalist views of patriotic allegiance have become widespread and are routinely invoked to justify everything from flag-waving triumphalism to xenophobic bigotry, the concept of a nonnationalist patriotism has vanished from public conversation. Taking Liberties is a study of what may be called patriotism without borders: a nonnational form of loyalty compatible with the universal principles and practices of democracy and human rights, respectful of ethnic and cultural diversity, and, overall, open-minded and inclusive. Moving beyond a traditional study of Polish dramatic litera
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Compass Points: A Prologue; Introduction; 1: Controversies over "True" and "False" Patriotism, 1786-91; 2: Poland Unmanned?- Zofia Chrzanowska; 3: Is There Transgression in This Text?- Wanda, Queen of Poland; 4: No More Separate Spheres?- Emilia Plater; 5: Apocalypse Now?- Tadeusz Kościuszko; 6: Controversies over "True" and "False" Patriotism, 1941-89; Transformations: An Epilogue; Notes; Plays Cited; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8214-4500-6
OCLC:
904339160