The corporal limitations in “Morfina” written by Szczepan Twardoch Cover Image

Granice cielesności w Morfinie Szczepana Twardocha
The corporal limitations in “Morfina” written by Szczepan Twardoch

Author(s): Katarzyna Bielewicz
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Polish Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego w Krakowie
Keywords: “Morfina”;Szczepan Twardoch;corporality;somapoetics;transgressions

Summary/Abstract: The article is an attempt to read the novel written by Szczepan Twardoch “Morfina”, by using the category of corporality and somapoetics. The book represents the interest in the subject of corporality which affects the plot. Morfina shows different ways of crossing the borders of varied norms by the human being. As a result, the category of corporality comes to the foreground of the novel. In addition, the article shows female dominance over the masculinity and the process of discovering self-identity of the protagonist of “Morfina”.

  • Issue Year: 3/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 143-155
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Polish