Antonina Domańska

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Antonina Domańska

Antonina Domańska (1853-1917) was a Polish writer. She is famous for books for children.[1]

Biography[change | change source]

Antonina Domańska was born in September 1853 in Kamieniec Podolski (now in Ukraine).[1] The exact date of birth is unknown. She was a daughter of physician Aleksander Kremer and Modesta Płońska.[2] She was the aunt of a poet Lucjan Rydel.[2] In 1865 she moved to Kraków (Cracow).[2] She met her future husband, Stanisław Domański there.[2] He was a physician.[2] She was present at Lucjan Rydel's wedding in the village of Bronowice near Kraków in 1900.[3] This is why she was portrayed in the drama Wesele (The Wedding) by Stanisław Wyspiański.[2] She died in on 26 January 1917.[1]

Works[change | change source]

Antonina Domańska wrote books for children. Her most famous ones are Historia żółtej ciżemki (The Story of Yellow Shoe, 1913)[1] and Paziowie króla Zygmunta (King Sigismund's Pageboys, 1910).[1] Two films were based on them.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Domańska Antonina" (in Polish). Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Antonina Domańska – biografia i charakterystyka twórczości" (in Polish). Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  3. "Geneza „Wesela" Wyspiańskiego" (in Polish). Retrieved 23 October 2016.