The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom
by Ignacy Krasicki;Helena Hoisington Thomas HGoscilo (9780810110397)

The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom
 

Ignacy Krasicki;Helena Hoisington Thomas HGoscilo


Release Date: 06 August 1992
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 148
Category: Continental European
ISBN: 9780810110397
ISBN-10: 0810110393



Winner of the 1993 PEN Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize
Published in 1776 and considered the first Polish novel ever written, "The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom" is a picaresque tale following the naive title character's coming of age. Having conquered (and fled) sophisticated Warsaw, Nicholas enjoys many adventures across Europe, South America, and the high seas. He finally lands among the natives of an unknown isle who reject his allegedly superior European ways and instead tutor him for an "enlightened" existence. Resonant with Enlightenment ideas, "The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom" provides a sly portrait of the era's Polish society and a fascinating perspective on the broader problems of eighteenth-century European culture.

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