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„Wojna odmładza ciało mężczyzny”. O wybranych kulturowych reprezentacjach inwalidztwa wojennego
“The War Rejuvenates a Man’s Body.” On theSelected Cultural Representations of War Invalidism

Author(s): Piotr Krupiński
Subject(s): Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Studies of Literature
Published by: Stowarzyszenie Czasu Kultury
Keywords: war;disability;dis/ability;war invalids;prostheses;history of literature;prosthesis;history of art;prosthetics;

Summary/Abstract: This article focuses on a particular form of disability caused bywartime injuries. Based on several examples from literatureand art, the author analyzes the cultural forms of presenting individuals who suffered permanent health impairment through direct engagement in military operations. One of the criteria forthe selection of the analyzed cultural texts was their unconventionality in how they narrativized the war and its direct impacton the human body.

  • Issue Year: XXXV/2019
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 57-65
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Polish