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Matylda Rokeby romans poetyczny

Author Walter Scott
Title Matylda Rokeby romans poetyczny
Imprint Warsaw: Jozef Pukszty
Date of Publication 1826
Language Polish
Notes This is the first edition in Polish of Walter Scott's narrative poem "Rokeby", translated by Wanda Malecka (1800-1860) an author, translator, journalist and publisher, who is claimed to be the first Polish woman to publish a newspaper. Rokeby was first published in English in 1813, like all of Scott's work, it had a major influence on contemporary Polish literature and the new Romantic style which became popular in the 1820s.
Shelfmark AB.1.216.51
Reference Sources Bookseller's notes
Acquired on 26/08/16
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