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Cosmos: And, Pornographia: Two Novels

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Here are two major works by the famed Polish novelist and dramatist Witold Gombrowicz. The first, Cosmos, a metaphysical thriller, revolves around an absurd investigation. It is set in provincial Poland and narrated by a seedy, pathetic, and witty student, who is charming and appalling by turns, and whose voice is dense with the richly palpable description that characterizes Gombrowicz's writing. The second, Pornografia, explores the sinister effect the young can have on the old. To serve their own secret eroticism, two aging intellectuals encourage a young couple to commit murder. Although the adolescents are the weapons used to commit the crime, the four become conspirators before the deed is done.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802151599
Translator:
Mosbacher, Eric
Translator:
Hamilton, Alastair
Translator:
Mosbacher, Eric
Author:
Gombrowicz
Author:
Gombrowicz, Witold
Author:
Hamilton, Alastair
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Poland
Subject:
Gombrowicz, Witold
Subject:
Polish fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Evergreen ed.
Edition Description:
1293662
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
362
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 12.5 oz

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