Eliza Orzeszkowa

Eliza Orzeszkowa ( born June 6, 1842, in Milkowszczyzna, Grodno, Russian Empire, † May 18 1910 in Grodno ) was a Polish writer.

Eliza married in 16 years the landlord of Orzeszko and occurred when her husband was exiled as a result of the uprising of 1863 in Siberia, produced with a number of social tendency novels in the style and spirit of George Sand, who mainly the suppression of intellectual women by uncomprehending Men have on the subject.

Only the novel Eli Makower (1874 ), one in the depths of the Polish-Jewish relations urgent, noble and artistically narrative, the author was a general recognition. The same increased as a result of a new novel that direction: Meir Ezofowicz (Warsaw 1878; German, 3rd edition, Dresden, 1887), in which the struggle between ( Jewish ) religious orthodoxy and desire for freedom is portrayed in an original way and with Wi- denominational radicalism. Cheers also found their stories (Z różnych sfer, Warsaw 1879, 2 volumes).

Among her works are to be emphasized: Herrgraba ( German, Berlin, 1888 ), had been lost souls ( German Breslau, 1887 ), Cnotliwi, Martha and The Berliwicz family. In the book Patryotysm i Kosmopolitysm (Warsaw 1880), the poet entered the field of political and social studies. Your "Letter to the German women " from 1900 is considered a milestone of the Polish women's history.