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Ferdydurke.

Witold Gombrowicz

Ferdydurke.

Translated by Eric Mosbacher.

by Witold Gombrowicz

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG7158 G669 F413 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination272p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19199412M

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Ferdydurke. by Witold Gombrowicz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ferdydurke was his first novel and he published this in when he was 33 years old. Two years after its publication Russian invaded Poland and turned it into a communist country. Poland subsequently banned this book so Gombrowicz hid in Argentina and France.

Ferdydurke is a darkly satirical/5. "ferdydurke" is a unique satirical novel, a comedy of ideas, an innovation in style and a ransacking of novelistic conventions on par with "jacques the fatalist" or "tristram shandy". it's also weightier than its landscape of juvenile nonsense suggests.

the core theme is the "mug", a person's definite identity and role in society, and how this is "kneaded" out of the struggle between inner and 4/5(27). Free download or read online Ferdydurke pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Witold Gombrowicz.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, european literature story are,/5. "ferdydurke" is a unique satirical novel, a comedy of ideas, an innovation in style and a ransacking of novelistic conventions on par with "jacques the fatalist" or "tristram shandy".

it's also weightier than its landscape of juvenile nonsense suggests. the core theme is the "mug", a person's definite identity and role in society, and how this is "kneaded" out of the struggle between inner and /5(36). Ferdydurke is not a difficult read, but it is quite digressive and very different from what most English-speakers expect a novel to be.

Until this new translation, the first directly into English, it was effectively unavailable. This book is not for everyone.5/5(5). This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Ferdydurke.

Ferdydurke follows the story of Joey, a thirty-year-old writer who is struggling with his own immaturity. Professor. Witold Gombrowicz has 85 books on Goodreads with ratings. Witold Gombrowicz’s most popular book is Ferdydurke. Ferdydurke – Witold Gombrowicz – pulled “Four Decades of Polish Essays” from my shelves and found selections from Gombrowicz’s diary regarding the book we’re reading.

For anyone interested in Polish letters (or literature and philosphy in general), this is a great book with entries by Zbigniew Herbert (a fascinating 4/5. Ferdydurke Witold Gombrowicz, Author, Danuta Borchardt, Translator, Susan Sontag, Foreword by Yale University Press $40 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

The first book I read by Gombrowicz was Pornografia and, though I enjoyed it, Ferdydurke surpasses it by far. If I could give this book a higher rating than five stars I would.

The seamless manipulation of perspectives and non sequitur of plot had me floored every time I came across them/5(14). Complete summary of Witold Gombrowicz's Ferdydurke. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Ferdydurke. Ferdydurke. [Witold Gombrowicz; Danuta Borchardt] -- "A writer finds himself tossed into a chaotic world of schoolboys by a diabolical professor who wishes to reduce him to childishness."--Jacket.

Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book\/a>, schema. "Ferdydurke, among its centrifugal charms, includes some of the truest and funniest literary satire in print."—John Updike "A wonderfully subversive, self-absorbed, hilarious book.

Think Kafka translated by Groucho Marx, with commentaries."—Kirkus ReviewsPrice: $   "Ferdydurke, among its centrifugal charms, includes some of the truest and funniest literary satire in print."—John Updike "A wonderfully subversive, self-absorbed, hilarious book.

Think Kafka translated by Groucho Marx, with commentaries."—Kirkus Reviews. In this bitterly funny novel by the renowned Polish author Witold Gombrowicz, a writer finds himself tossed into a chaotic world of schoolboys by a diabolical professor who wishes to reduce him to childishness.

Originally published in Poland inFerdydurke became an instant literary sensation and catapulted the young author to fame. Deemed scandalous and subversive by Nazis, Stalinists 4/5(12).

"Ferdydurke isone of the most bracing, direct books ever written about sexual desire—this without a single scene of sexual union."— Los Angeles Times Book Review "Some readers will find this novel exhilarating, some will judge it 'lunatic' as did the London Times, but everybody will probably agree that it should not be ignored as an example.

Ferdydurke is not a difficult read, but it is quite digressive and very different from what most English-speakers expect a novel to be. Until this new translation, the first directly into English, it was effectively unavailable. This book is not for everyone. But it is a fascinating read for those who are seeking a multi-faceted, complex, and 4/5(23).

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Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Translations into Czech, Polish fiction. Read "Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz Summary & Study Guide" by BookRags available from Rakuten Kobo. This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Pl Brand: Bookrags.

Ferdydurke would not reappear in Poland until twenty years later inthanks to a passing liberalization of the Communist urke would not reappear in Poland until twenty years later inthanks to a passing liberalization of the Communist regime.

When published, the book was so successful—o copies sold—that it was quickly banned again the following : Lourenzo. Ferdydurke - Chapter 4, Preface to The Child Runs Deep in Filidor Summary & Analysis.

Witold Gombrowicz. This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Ferdydurke. "Ferdydurke, among its centrifugal charms, includes some of the truest and funniest literary satire in print."-John Updike "A wonderfully subversive, self-absorbed, hilarious book.

Think Kafka translated by Groucho Marx, with commentaries."-Kirkus Reviews/5(K). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz,Yale University Press edition, in English Ferdydurke ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: It has nonetheless remained one of the most influential works of twentieth-century European literature."Ferdydurke, among its centrifugal charms, includes some of the truest and funniest literary satire in print."—John Updike"A wonderfully subversive, self-absorbed, hilarious book.

hours: sun - thurs: 4pm-1am. fri - sat: 4pm - 3am _____ find us: level 1 & 2, 31 tattersalls lane, melbourne (03) • book your end of year party in the loft. When I read Witold Gombrowicz’s Ferdydurke in the late s the Soviet empire was beginning to totter and crack.

An English version of the book, published in in the UK, had been re-issued. Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz, translated by Danuta Borchardt (), pages.

The author (‑) wrote this novel inand for a little while there was a "tempest in the teapot" created by contemporary critics and caused by his extravagant style and the puzzling contents. Ferdydurke is intended to reveal the Great Immaturity of humanity.

Man, as he is described in this book, is an opaque and neutral being who has to express himself by certain means of behavior and therefore becomes, from Outside—for others—far more definite and precise than he is for himself.

FERDYDURKE - Witold Gombrowicz (AudioBook Mp3) - Lektury Szkolne Audio Mp3 () AudioBooki - Angielski Online - Kursy Mp3. Loading Unsubscribe from AudioBooki - Angielski Online. About Ferdydurke Opened by the Section 8 team, Ferdydurke is the newer sibling and neighbour to Melbourne’s much loved container bar.

Perched high on Tattersalls Lane, the two floor traipse up reveals a space with a definite New York loft feel to it; think exposed brickwork, white washed walls, raw timber, and plenty of steel accents. Ferdydurke is a novel by the Polish writer Witold Gombrowicz, published in Gombrowicz himself wrote of his novel that it is not " a satire on some social class, nor a nihilistic attack on culture.

Witold Marian Gombrowicz (August 4, – J ) was a Polish writer and works are characterised by deep psychological analysis, a certain sense of paradox and absurd, anti-nationalist flavor. Because he was a leftist, bisexual, and anticlerical who defied all party lines, his books were banned in communist Poland.

In he published his first novel, Ferdydurke Alma mater: University of Warsaw. Witold Gombrowicz (), was a Polish novelist and playwright.

His novels and plays include Ferdydurke (), Trans-Atlantyk (), Slub (), Kosmos (), and Pornografia ().Considered one of Poland’s foremost literary figures of the twentieth century, Gombrowicz’s novels and plays have been translated into many languages.

Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Ferdydurke By WITOLD GOMBROWICZ. Translated by DANUTA BORCHARDT. Yale University Press. I set out to write a book—strange that I should think my entrance into the world needed an explanation, even though no one has yet seen an explanation that was anything but obfuscation.

I wished, first of all, to buy my way into people's good graces. Ferdydurke is not a difficult read, but it is quite digressive and very different from what most English-speakers expect a novel to be.

Until this new translation, the first directly into English, it was effectively unavailable. This book is not for everyone. But it is a fascinating read for those who are seeking a multi-faceted, complex, and 4/5(23).

Ferdydurke () About book: 'There is nothing that the mature hate more, there is nothing that disgusts them more, than immaturity' writes Gombrowicz in this comic masterpiece of Polish literature. Be prepared to embrace your immaturity as Gombrowicz attacks so-called 'maturity' and exposes it as a fraud in this story about an aspiring author who is reduced to back to his childish teenage.

Long banned in its author's native Poland, this high-spirited satire (first published inand now available in a "first unabridged English translation") on the regimentation that Gombrowicz () foresaw as the destructive storm then approaching Europe has since been acclaimed as a modernist masterpiece.

It's a free-range meditation&#;whose first-person narrator excitedly confides."Ferdydurke, among its centrifugal charms, includes some of the truest and funniest literary satire in print."—John Updike "A wonderfully subversive, self-absorbed, hilarious book.

Think Kafka translated by Groucho Marx, with commentaries."—Kirkus Reviews.Quotes from Ferdydurke. quote from Ferdydurke while another important book argues that Christians have a biblical mandate to be involved in politics.2 Another widely influential book gives many real-life examples of remarkable Christian influence on laws and governments.3 One book that has received wide consideration in the United.