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By Felicja Kruszewska,Jadwiga Kosicka

the interpretation of Felicja Kruszewska's A Dream introduces a big play via a twentieth-century woman playwright to the English-speaking international. On March 7, 1927 A Dream - a large-scale expressionistic drama through an unknown poet - burst at the Polish theatrical scene in a stunning debut construction by means of the younger actor Edmund Wiercinski, who could develop into one of many amazing administrators of his time. The play's hallucinatory visions of the increase of fascism and the heroine's eager for a providential savior on a white horse spoke on to Polish audiences approximately their inner most anxieties. in the course of the subsequent years A Dream acquired 3 extra stagings and have become the topic of vigorous debate and controversy. The play, which has been effectively revived in 1974, is a phenomenal instance of ecu expressionism.
the quantity additionally comprises An expedition to the Museum, by means of the modern Polish poet, playwright, and short-story author Tadeusz Rozewicz. A stressful account of an completely mundane stopover at to Auschwitz, the story is an excellent instance of the playwright's means of poetic collage.

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