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Adam Mickiewicz's Forefather's Eve, Part IV
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry
Part IV of Adam Mickiewicz's monumental drama Dziady [Forefather's Eve] continues the saga of Gustaw: a young man tragically separated from his love. Although ostensibly a Wertherian apology for romantic love, in an age when financial concerns and social status often determined who marries whom, Part IV is actually a metaphysical discussion of Christian love for one's neighbors, living and dead.