Gombrowicz


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Polish author (1904-1969)

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A renowned translator in his own right, his translations include works by Henry James, Joseph Conrad, Virginia Woolf, and Witold Gombrowicz.
Her books include Imperial Knowledge: Russian Literature and Colonialism, Understanding Russia: The Holy Fool in Russian Culture, Witold Gombrowicz, and Russian Formalism and Anglo-American New Criticism: A Comparative Study.
Elsewhere, the show refers to Flaubert, Gombrowicz, Henry Miller, Nietzsche, T.
From Poland comes Dada von Bzdulow Theater, performing Several Witty Observations (above), inspired by the controversial writings of Polish author Wiltold Gombrowicz.
Among other proposed restrictions was a ban on the works of Goethe, Dostoevsky, Kafka, Gombrowicz and Josef Conrad [--a native Pole who "betrayed" his native tongue to write in his adopted language, English].
In 1961, a few months after the French translation of Bruno Schulz's selected stories was published by Julliard, Witold Gombrowicz asked in his diary: "What will happen now?
If Queneau is the novel's God, or at least its summum bonum, then Gombrowicz is its Lucifer.
At the same time, such an unsentimental or even critical attitude to cultures that we can regard as Polanski's own testifies to the director's Polish and Jewish roots, or at least to his closeness to some strands of these cultures, embodied by such figures as Franz Kafka, Susan Sontag, Witold Gombrowicz, (2) and Andrzej Munk.
from texts written by Witkiewicz, Gombrowicz, Herbert, Rozewicz and others.
She has published articles on Witold Gombrowicz, Giorgio de Chirico, E.
The elusiveness of reality and the senselessness of the world became a widely recognised notion from the very outset of our century as may be seen in the works of such famous, although diverse, authors as Kafka, Hasek, Witkiewicz, Gombrowicz, Bulgakov Grass, Joyce, and many others.
Sitting in an Argentine train compartment, seething at the press of others, the twentieth-century Polish emigre writer Witold Gombrowicz begins his Diary entry for the year 1962 this way:
The lesbian as theorist is of necessity a plunderer, especially when she inserts herself into the "semiocracy," making herself into what de Certeau, citing Witold Gombrowicz, citing Musil, citing Freud, calls an "anti-hero" of knowledge who haunts what de Certeau tellingly calls "our research (p.
Gombrowicz was startled by the book's "absolute knowledge about reality and absolute ignorance," but above all by its author's inability to understand the world because "he wants to impose himself on the world .
In the view of most critics, Dzienniki (Diaries) is among the best writings of Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969).