Identity tied up with memory and silence. On Maria Nurowska’s Anna’s Choice Cover Image
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Tożsamość uwikłana w pamięć i milczenie. O Wyborze Anny Marii Nurowskiej
Identity tied up with memory and silence. On Maria Nurowska’s Anna’s Choice

Author(s): Natalia Żórawska-Janik
Subject(s): Polish Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Summary/Abstract: The article aims at critical analysis of a novel Anna’s Choice, written by Maria Nurowska, in which the writer addresses the theme of silence as a response to the traumatic events of the Second World War. To that end, the article endeavors to interpret the motif of silence in relation to trauma and in connection with Holocaust literature. The author focuses in her article on the consequences of a prolonged silence, which ultimately leads to the death of the protagonist.

  • Page Range: 177-195
  • Page Count: 19
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish