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Stephanie Kraft

Stephanie Kraft holds a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Rochester (New York) with a specialty in nineteenth-century literature. She is the translator of STONE TABLETS by Wojciech Żukrowski (Paul Dry Books, 2016).

Listed in: Fiction · Women Authors · European Literature · Polish and Polish-American Studies · Poland

Cover of 'Marta'

A Novel
By Eliza Orzeszkowa
· Translation by Anna Gąsienica Byrcyn and Stephanie Kraft
· Introduction by Grażyna J. Kozaczka

Of trailblazing Polish novelist Eliza Orzeszkowa’s many works of social realism, Marta is among the best known, but until now it has not been available in English. Easily a peer of The Awakening and A Doll’s House, the novel was well ahead of English literature of its time in attacking the ways the labor market failed women.

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