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Witold Gombrowicz

Witold Gombrowicz (1904-69) is widely regarded as one of the most groundbreaking and challenging of late European modernists. A native of central Poland and a close friend of Bruno Schulz and Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz (Witkacy), he was stranded in Argentina in 1939 and never returned to his homeland. His works in English translation include the novels Ferdydurke, Trans-Atlantyk, Cosmos, and Pornographia, as well as his stunning three-volume Diary.

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