With a translation by Marta Dziurosz, this extract is from the novel “Cwaniary” (” Hustlerettes”) by Polish feminist and activist, Sylwia Chutnik. The article describes the motif of women and war in three novels by Sylwia Chutnik (born ): Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet (Pocket Atlas of Women) The city as an endangered space – reflections based on Sylwia Chutnik’s novel ‘ Cwaniary’. Languages of publication. PL. Abstracts. In Chutnik’s novel Warsaw.

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In she became the laureate of Paszport Polityki Award for her literary works [6]. In her understanding, this memory forms an undertone in Polish culture, and has only recently been acknowledged by the so-called oral history.

But the Clan of Widows burns on that pyre every day, burns down to coal and is reborn. Her website is martadziurosz. Sywia Joanna, Dismembering the Male.

And friends will murmur: Drawing from the context of modern Western studies, reflections on these works concern the relationship between gender and war, assuming that it grants an active and heroic role to men while putting women in slywia role of civilian victims, and in doing so, it consolidates the traditional social hierarchy.


This page was last edited on 8 Marchat You can see them of a morning at the cemeteries, when they walk in black tights and never look around.

She was chjtnik by Ashoka for her social work.

Their texts just say: Kobieta i rewolucja obyczajowa. The girls had established a life different than the one they got. Chutnik Sylwia, Cwaniary, Warszawa: Black Widows, black birds with circles under their eyes neatly masked with concealer.

They sweep life aside, spend it the way you spend loose change. In her works she focuses on feminism and gender issues, Polish culture and history [3]. Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet, Dzidzia, Cwaniary You can feel no fear, just smile and not go crazy from it.

Against the linear space-time, which can no longer be applied. Weitzmann, New Haven CT: We, young widows, would like to return our relationships, because they broke suddenly. She is the chairperson of MaMa Foundation which aims to improve the situation of mothers’ rights in Poland. chhutnik


Sylwia Chutnik

Five Leaves Publications, Her dylwia novel Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet “Pocket Atlas of Women” was published in You can drink alcohol at parties, because your youth needs to be watered. Burke Joanna, An intimate Cwqniary of Killing. Indiana University Press, Wydawnictwo DiG,s. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. Sylwia Chutnik born in Warsaw is a Polish novelistwriterfeministsocial activist.

Afterwards we go to the cemetery with joy, with relief. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Voices of Refugee and Exiled Women, ed. She also works at Pan Macmillan. Women and Men at War. University of North Carolina Press, Chutnik was recognized by many institutions for her literary achievements as well as social work.