Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Bieganski in Polityka

Article in Polityka that references my work on Bieganski: The Brute Polak Stereotype. The author of this article interviewed me for a long time, and he seemed interested in what I had to say. The greater part of what I did say does not appear in the article, alas. In any case, I am very grateful that Polityka offered some coverage to my work. You can read the article here.


11 comments:

  1. Congratulations!

    I wish that it was possible to read the full article without subscribing to the publication.

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    1. Thank you. Your kind words are very gracious.

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  2. Congratulations, Dr. Goska! I hope more newspapers will reference your book and more readers will read it.

    And thank you for this blog! This is the only place where I have been able to express my views on the Jewish-Polish affair freely. Your blog helps me cope with the mental and emotional anguish I experience as a result of the rabid anti-Polonism I encounter everywhere.

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  3. Congratulations Danusha. Using Google Translate, I got as far as the cost of the cheapest two-way tickets from Warsaw. Nonetheless, I’m sure it was an informative piece. Sorry that it was trimmed at the expense of other salient points.

    I’m going to Poland on a tour this summer and will break away for an afternoon to meet with cousin Alicja and her husband Szczepan. I sent them a copy of the Polish translation of Bieganski and look forward to hearing their impressions.

    Congratulations again – this time for appearing in the March 2018 edition of the Polish American Journal. The article cited a number of quotes from your opinion piece in Haaretz and also referenced Bieganski.

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    1. Gene would it be possible for you to scan that PAJ piece and email it to me?

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  4. Excellent news, and thanks for all your sterling work at this difficult coal face.

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  5. Congratulations!
    I'm adding Polityka to my today's shopping list to read the piece.

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  6. Ɓukasz KlimekMarch 9, 2018 at 1:41 PM

    Hello Dr. Goska,

    I've read that article, and the interview with You was the best part of it. Plus author mentioned Your book, and that is great.

    While I have a low opinion about Polityka, I do hope that other newspapers will follow their example and contact You.

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