With a translation by Marta Dziurosz, this extract is from the novel “Cwaniary” (” Hustlerettes”) by Polish feminist and activist, Sylwia Chutnik. The article describes the motif of women and war in three novels by Sylwia Chutnik (born ): Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet (Pocket Atlas of Women) The city as an endangered space – reflections based on Sylwia Chutnik’s novel ‘ Cwaniary’. Languages of publication. PL. Abstracts. In Chutnik’s novel Warsaw.

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Cwaniafy debut novel Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet “Pocket Atlas of Women” was published in Soon the usual lighting of candles becomes a visit after Sunday lunch.

Wydawnictwo DiG,s. Chutnik is a member of The Polish Writers’ Association. Chutnik has been nominated for the Nike Literary Award three times so far.

Sylwia Chutnik

Not be ashamed at all. Bourke Joanna, Dismembering the Male. Of course not everyone can discover them, some would probably want to, but others would get unnecessarily upset.

Against the linear space-time, which can cwahiary longer be applied. Their texts just say: We, young widows, would like to return our relationships, because they broke suddenly. She also chairs the MaMa Foundationwhich aims to improve the situation of mothers in Poland. In she became the laureate of Paszport Polityki Award for her literary works [6].


You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. They sweep life aside, spend it the way you spend loose change. She has been writing columns to a weekly magazine “Polityka” since Because the young have to sow their wild oats.

Lost in Translation: Exclusive extract from Sylwia Chutnik’s Cwaniary | For Books’ Sake

And friends will murmur: Yale University Press, Now try to clean that up, try to tidy that away! Kobieta i rewolucja obyczajowa.

Drawing from the context of modern Western studies, reflections on these works concern the relationship between gender and war, assuming that it grants an active and heroic role to men while putting women in the role of civilian victims, and in doing so, it consolidates the traditional social hierarchy. Her second novel Dzidzia chhutnik came out in They are a great gift to us.

But neither of them would want cwaniayr be her, if she was, she would bite her wrists in a scream of despair stretching from the feet to the top of her head.

Cwzniary can see them of a morning at the cemeteries, when they walk in black tights and never look around. No, the parallel worlds are definitely for the strongest. By using cwaniarry site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Only for those who can bear the weight of knowledge and responsibility for their own feelings.


She is a laureate of the Lady of Warsaw competition, and won the Wawoactive contest.

It is a so-called social workers’ Nobel [5]. And Other Stories Publishing. University of Chicago Press, She also works at Pan Macmillan.

She was awarded by Ashoka for her social work. Ruth Leiserowitz, fibre Verlag, Her second novel Dzidzia Diddums came out in Her debut novel Kieszonkowy atlas kobiet Pocket Atlas of Women was published in You can drink alcohol at parties, because your youth needs to be watered. Otherwise old women will follow us around and whisper: She would howl in despair over the kitchen table where his plate still lay with the crumbs of a sandwich he ate hurriedly.

In her works she focuses on feminism and gender issues, Polish culture and history [3]. Watson Alexander, Ring of Steel.