Holes and Hope

  • Anna Reading
Part of the Women’s Studies at York/Macmillan Series book series (WSYS)


Much work has been done on stereotypical representations of women in Western literature from Kate Millet’s Sexual Politics (1968) to Lesley Ferris’ Acting Women: Images of Women in the Theatre (1990). In this chapter I examine some of the stereotypes of women in Polish literature and the effects of nationalism and state censorship on writer-women.


Publishing House German Democratic Republic Sexual Object Woman Writer Polish Woman 
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