MIĘDZY OSWAJANIEM A SWOJSKOŚCIĄ. ZIEMIE ZACHODNIE W OPOWIADANIACH ZYGMUNTA TRZISZKI
BETWEEN TAMING AND HOMELINESS. THE WESTERN LANDS IN THE STORIES OF ZYGMUNT TRZISZKA
Languages of publication
The theme of this article is the motives of homeliness and taming place in prose by Zygmunt Trziszka, which relates to Polish Western Lands. According to official cultural policy, the writers were supposed to present the lands attached to Poland after World War II as „eternally Polish”. According to this propaganda, socalled Regained Territories were to be homeliness. This assumption was to authenticate about the monolithicity the state and legitimize the postwar displacements. Meanwhile, the settlers has just tamed this lands. They arrived to a place which for many of them was unfamiliar and temporary. In the stories of Zygmunt Trziszka can be seen implementation of propaganda discourse, but also attempt to denial it. Ambivalence in the perception of post-Yalta reality make sprose of Trziszka i san interesting case – its allows to cap-ture differences between the postulates of state power and individual experiences of forced migrants.
Publication order reference