The Exposure of „Hajnikova žena“

11 km from Biela Farma

It is an exposition of Pavol Orszagh Hviezdoslav ̓ s writings. He was one of the greatest poets in Slovakia. Here he wrote his best known poem – „Hajnikova žena“ – The Forest ̓ s woman. In his work Hviezdoslav was inspired by beautiful nature in which he set the main characters of Hajnikova žena. It tells the story of a forester and his wife who live happily in their house up to the time when forester ̓ wife is being seduced by a rich villager. This story is about love, faithfulness and human sinfulness. The poem first appeared in the Slovenské Pohľady. The book followed 2 years later.

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It is the first real literary museum in Slovakia. The exposition was opened to public in October 1979. In this area, there is also the exposure of Milo Urban, a native writer from nearby village Rabčice.

www.oravamuzeum.sk