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Nomadzi nowoczesności. Hotel po Wielkiej Wojnie
Modern nomads. Hotel as post-war space

Author(s): Aleksandra Kiełczykowska
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Great War; 1920s; nomadism; space; hotel
Summary/Abstract: The article raises the question of the post-war space, specifically hotel or sanatorium, which turn out to be a particular character of middle European novels of the 20s of the 20th century. People without a family, country, and sometimes the future, marked by the experience of war, in the hotel could find people like themselves and feel at home. For the analyzed texts are works by Joseph Roth, Vicki Baum and Zofia Nałkowska.

  • Page Range: 115-128
  • Page Count: 14
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Polish