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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

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