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He was the leading representative of realism in 19th-century Polish literature and remains a distinctive voice in world literature. An indelible mark was left on Prus by his experiences as a year-old soldier in the Polish Uprising against Imperial Russia, in which he suffered severe injuries and imprisonment.
In at age 25, in Warsaw, Prus settled into a distinguished year journalistic career. As a sideline, to augment his income and to appeal to readers through their aesthetic sensibilities, he began writing short stories. Achieving success with these, he went on to employ a broader canvas; between and , he completed four major novels on "great questions of our age. The Doll describes the romantic infatuation of a man of action who is frustrated by the backwardness of his society.
Pharaoh, Prus' only historical novel, is a study of political power and statecraft, set in ancient Egypt at the fall of its 20th Dynasty and of the New Kingdom. No trivia or quizzes yet. The vest is in a sorry state from its earlier use, and recalls the previous owner's sad story. The couple to whom the vest had belonged, had moved into the Warsaw tenement in early April. They would rise early in the morning, drink tea brewed in a samovar , and leave together for work: They were gentle young people.
The wife was slim and was a part-time seamstress; the husband was sturdy and hard-working, often staying at work till late in the night. Every Sunday they would go out for a walk and return in the evening. In April they were living with a servant girl, from July they were alone, and in October only the wife remained, as her husband had died of the tuberculosis that had been diagnosed by a physician during a home visit.
As the husband had been losing weight, he had been shortening one of the vest's bands in order not to worry his wife; and she had been shortening the other one in order to give him hope. Thus they had deceived one another in a good cause.
After her husband's death, the woman had left town. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Przewodnik encyklopedyczny Polish Literature:
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