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Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Parts II and III. A New English Translation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Gustaw, a love-suicide, is called forth from the grave during the semi-pagan celebration of Forefathers' Eve to confront his faithless lover. Later, his selfish romantic love is turned outward, toward his suffering nation, as he takes on a new persona: the Messianic Konrad. Adam Mickiewicz's Dziady, the greatest expression of Polish literature, is presented here in a new English translation.