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Overview

"Gombrowicz is one of the most original and gifted writers of the twentieth century: he belongs at the very summit, at the side of his kindred spirits, Kafka and Celine." The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781564784766
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Polish Literature Series
Pages: 173
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Witold Gombrowicz is the single most important Polish prose writer of the 20th century. He is best known for his novels Ferdydurke(1937), Pornografia(1960) and Cosmos(1966) and his plays Princess Ivona(1935) and The Marriage(1953). Gombrowicz left Poland in 1939, lived in Argentina for over 20 years, and died in France. In 1967, he was awarded the Prix Formentor. This is Bacacay's first English language publication.

Alastair Hamilton is Professor of Radical Reformation History at the University of Amsterdam and the C.L. Thijssen-Schoute Professor of the History of Ideas at the University of Leiden.

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