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DOM ŻÓŁWIA. ZANZIBAR MAŁGORZATY SZEJNERT. MIĘDZY OPOWIEŚCIĄ GEOHISTORYCZNĄ A REPORTAŻEM HISTORIOGRAFICZNO-ETNOGRAFICZNYM
HOME OF THE TURTLE. ZANZIBAR BY MAŁGORZATA SZEJNERT. BETWEEN GEOHISTORICAL NARRATIVE AND HISTORIOGRAPHIC-ETHNOGRAPHIC LITERARY REPORTAGE

Author(s): Anna Depta
Subject(s): Studies of Literature, Polish Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: non-fiction; literary journalism; Małgorzata Szejnert; historiography; ethnography
Summary/Abstract: The main topic of the article is an analysis of Dom Żółwia. Zanzibar [Home of the Turtle. Zanzibar]; a literary journalism book by Małgorzata Szejnert. The author reflects on the new status of non-fiction literature in the 21st century and its connections with different science disciplines; especially historiography and ethnography. The author presents how Szejnert shows colonialism and neocolonialism basing on the history of Zanzibar. She shows Szejnert’s writing strategy and the importance of axiological issues in her prose.

  • Page Range: 264-279
  • Page Count: 16
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish