Fading Voices

Fading Voices

"Fading Voices" (Polish: "Milknące głosy") is an 1883 short story by the Polish writer Bolesław Prus, the leading representative of Realism in 19th-century Polish literature.

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... Julian flees it the old Colonel in "Fading Voices" contemplates fleeing it ... Full of elegiac, soft tones," writes Szweykowski, "are 'fading voices' which bring echoes of heroic feats of arms, of self-sacrifice for the idea of "For your ... Thus "Fading Voices" resonates for Prus at a deeply emotional level not only had the youngster suffered serious physical traumata and probably the beginnings of his ...

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