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Historia pewnego małżeństwa
The story of a marriage

Author(s): Kamila Gęsikowska
Subject(s): Anthropology
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Keywords: Laboratorium Kultury; Bronislaw Malinowski; Bronisław Malinowski; Elsie Masson; marriage; correspondence

Summary/Abstract: In the following analysis the author presents The story of a marriage, a collection of letters exchanged between Bronislaw and Elsie Malinowski, in order to show a character of their correspondence. In the paper author points out some specific forms used in the aforementioned correspondence and highlights its embedment not only in the context of anthropologic research and scientific career of Malinowski. The age they live in, the press, cities, but also foreign culture research and constant travels during their lives are just as important context. The marriage, or rather specific nature it was given by Bronio and Elsie, is a window that allows us to look into their world.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 264–272
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Polish