The New Woman

The New Woman

"The New Woman" ( _pl. Emancypantki) is the third of four major novels by the Polish writer Bolesław Prus. It was composed, and appeared in newspaper serialization, in 1890-93, and dealt with societal questions involving feminism.


In 1982, the novel was adapted into a Polish feature film, "Pensja Pani Latter" (Mrs. Latter's Boarding School).

ee also

*List of feminist literature


*Czesław Miłosz, "The History of Polish Literature", New York, Macmillan, 1969.
*Edward Pieścikowski, "Bolesław Prus", 2nd edition, Warsaw, Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1985.
*Zygmunt Szweykowski, "Twórczość Bolesława Prusa" (The Art of Bolesław Prus), 2nd edition, Warsaw, Państwowy Instytut Wydawniczy, 1972.

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