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Maria Kuncewiczowa

Maria Kuncewiczowa, Russian writer. Recipient Literary prize of Warsaw, 1937, Golden Laurel of Polish Academy Letters, 1937, Pietrzak prize, 1966, State prize 1st Class, 1974, Medal of Merit, Kosciuszko Foundation New York, 1972, Medal of Merit Société Europeé ne de Culture Warsaw, 1982. Member English-American-Polish Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Club, Centre Writers in Exile (founder).

Background

  • Kuncewiczowa, Maria was born on October 30, 1897 in Samara, Russia. Daughter of Jozef and Adela Szczepanski.

  • Education

    • Student, Warsaw University, Poland. Student, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland. Student, University Nancy, France.

    Career

    • Professor Polish literature University Chicago, 1962-1970.

    Works

    • Notatki wloskie Przezrocza
    • Przezrocza sa 'swiadectwem daru obserwacji i nieustannej wrazliwosci sedziwej pisarki na rytm zycia naszej wspolczesnosci, razem z jej wynaturzeniami i zagrozeniami' - pisala Elzbieta Sawicka.

    Membership

    Member English-American-Polish Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Club, Centre Writers in Exile (founder).

    Connections

    • Married Jerzy Kuncewicz, 1921. 1 son, Witold.
    • father: Jozef Szczepanski
    • mother: Adela Szczepanski
    • spouse: Jerzy Kuncewicz
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    Born October 30, 1897
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    • 1962 - 1970
      Professor, Polish literature University Chicago