Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Gombrowicz: Witold Gombrowicz
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gombrowicz - Polish author (1904-1969)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
How do we understand, then, the work of Henry James, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Valle-Inclan, Borges, Saramago, and Gombrowicz, for example, for whom excellence depends on the permanent exacerbation of a personal style?
He then examines the writings of Witold Gombrowicz as a pre-cursor to postmodern (particularly Foucauldian) conceptions of forms of pressure, dominance, and control in language and art.
Yet Gombrowicz also comes to mind, because of the absolute strangeness of things.
Let us concede that James must have examined Poland's Witold Gombrowicz and the Franco-Austrian psychologist Manes Sperber more deeply than has any other individual, living or deceased.
Exile literature is particularly extensive in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with examples such as Anna Wilhelmine Gmeyner, Sandor Marai, Stanislaw Baranczak, Adam Zagajewski, Maria Kuncewiczowa, Witold Gombrowicz, Marek Hlasko, Kazimierz Brandys, Brian Moore, Desmond Hogan, and Paul Muldoon who all reflect intricate political turmoil imposed on personal and collective experience.
Polish, Hybrid, and Otherwise; Exilic Discourse in Joseph Conrad and Witold Gombrowicz.
Gombrowicz was not admitted into the high society of authors formed by Borges and the noted editor Victoria Ocampo (as much by his own boorishness and hostility as by their snobbish misunderstanding of him); in reaction he immersed himself in an alien world of lesser-known writers who met in cafes (often the place where the always poor Gombrowicz eased his admirers out of funds to pay for his dinners.
En este sentido, considera que este tercer tiempo lo inician tres obras escritas a partir de 1930: Ferdydurke de Witold Gombrowicz en 1937; la trilogia novelistica de Broch Los sonambulos, entre 1931 y 1932, y El hombre sin atributos de Robert Musil, redactada entre 1930 y 1943 porque resucitan, en su opinion "la experiencia olvidada de la novela prebalzaquiana y .
The perspectives in this sampling of ideas about writing are often bracing, as when the very quotable Witold Gombrowicz writes in his diary, "we are representatives of a brutalized culture, that is, a culture that is close to life.
The Post-War generation of British artists grew into maturity without the knowledge of the ways in which the visual and performing arts and literature were interwoven in the work of such European artists as Bruno Schulze, Witold Gombrowicz, Stanislaw Witkiewicz, Stanislaw Wyspianski and Tadeusz Kantor They personify the artist as playwright.
November 3: Play reading--"Ivana, Princess of Burgundia" by Witold Gombrowicz at 20:00 in the Eglise Anglaise
Thirlwell tracks relationships among the language, intuitions, and techniques of Flaubert, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Kafka, Joyce, Gertrude Stein, Laurence Sterne, Witold Gombrowicz, and Saul Bellow, and many others.