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ISBN-10: 0300065035

ISBN-13: 9780300065039

Edition: N/A

Authors: Witold Gombrowicz, Carolyn French, Nina Karsov

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A semi-autobiographical, satirical novel that throws into perspective all of Gombrowicz's major literary, philosophical, psychological and social concerns. Throughout the book Gombrowicz ridicules the self-centred pomposity of the Polish community in Argentina.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/30/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969), the single most important Polish prose writer of the 20th century, spent much of his life in France and Argentina (Bacacay was the street he lived on in Buenos Aires). His novels include Ferdydurke, Trans-Atlantyk, Cosmos, and Pornografia. Awarded the Prix Formentor (1967).

Carolyn French is an educator, artist, and author, whose spent most of her life in the American Desert Southwest, observing, caring for, and writing of the amazing plants and animals that surround her Southern Arizona home. Her thought-provoking sketches and photographs enhance her inspirational and engaging writings, which are often a mixture of feelings and facts; stirring thoughts of happiness, wonderment, and compassion in children and adults of all ages. Carolyn also put together a website about the Sonoran Desert, which includes child-friendly facts, and some of her poetry and art--at Carolyn is also the author of "Beginner's Guide to Floorquilts" and…