Black Seasons

Michał Głowiński
Black Seasons
  • OPEN Wydawnictwo Naukowe i Literackie
    Warszawa 1999
    132 x 205
    184 pp
    ISBN 83-85254-59-5

The Black Seasons is an unusual book for the prominent literary critic and theoretician Michal Glowinski. It describes his childhood experiences during the Second World War. Born into a Jewish family, Glowinski spent time in the Warsaw ghetto before being concealed by nuns. Primarily a personal memoir, The Black Seasons is also an attempt at an objective analysis of the horrors of Nazi-occupied Poland the psychological after-effects of those horrors.