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The morality of Mrs. Dulska : a petty-bourgeois tragic-farce

Gabriela Zapolska (1857-1921) was an actor, journalist and playwright. She was born during the 123 year partition of Poland by Austria, Prussia and Russia and wrote over thirty plays. The Morality of Mrs. Dulska (1906), a 'petty-bourgeois tragic-farce', is probably her best known. Mrs Dulska is a cross between Patricia Routledge¹s Hyacinth Bucket and Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage. She is the tyrannical and hilarious landlady of a fine stone tenement building? proud, shrewd and highly preoccupied with appearances. Dulska keeps her purse strings tightly drawn and exploits her tenants in a mos
eBook, English, 2007
Intellect Books, Bristol, UK, 2007
Criticism, interpretation, etc
1 online resource (lxxxviii, 100 pages) : illustrations
9781841509839, 9781281187352, 9786611187354, 1841509833, 1281187356, 6611187359
Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Act I; Act II; Act III; Back Cover
Translation of: Moralność pani Dulskiej
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010
Translated from the Polish