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Jul 23, Joshua added it. Both Gombrowicz and Goytisolo are purveyors of the absurd, but Goytisolo’s world is one of extraordinary violence – it is a world of unfathomable heaviness – whereas Gombrowicz’ is extraordinarily light – opowkadania instances of violence, even cannibalism, accomplish an effect of humor, and are often the initiatory steps of a narrative Rube Goldberg machine that sets off a causal chain of circumstance I opowiadaniz often enjoy short stories, but I made an exception for Gombrowicz and Opoiwadania was not disappointed.

One reason for my pretension must be chalked up towards the editorial el cuenco de plata that chose to include a quote for Gombrowicz praising his re-read and subsequently published for the first time short stories where the author notes his surprise to discover his own joviality and well narrated humor in such virgin texts.

Bakakaj i inne opowiadania

Oct 23, Kobe Bryant rated it really liked it. I could have done without the extensive descriptions of marine and submarine tortures, but I suppose the violence is a part of the point. Want to Read saving…. Funny and bizarre, yes, these short stories are cracks at institutionalized ideas and ways of life, especially the aristocratic no Perhaps I need to attempt reading Gombrowicz in my native language rather than Spanish. And Gombrowicz really knows how to do this. Lists with This Book.

Tom Bakakaj i inne opowiadania zawiera wczesne a juz doskonale utwory pisarza Ich lektura daje pojecie o literackim mistrzostwie i osobliwym zamysle obserwacyjnym Gombrowicza ulatwia poznawanie pozniejszych jego ksiazek. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Return to Book Page. There is constantly someone that you hate, someone you find disgusting; then again you tumble into an incomprehensive state of love and adoration – and everything on account of some Mystery.


But what would happen if I were to acquire my own mystery and impose it on your world with all the patriotism, heroism, and devotion i was taught by love and by the army?

The publication of Ferdydurke, his first novel, brought him acclaim in literary circles. Xenophobia, totalitarianism, traveling the ocean in a glass bubble Virginity – a stunning combination of physics and metaphysics, abstract and concrete – from a minor bodily detail there flows an entire sea of idealism and wonders that are glaringly at odds with our sorry reality. I’ve both laughed out loudly and looked at the pages with disgust while reading this, and that’s definitely a good thing.

The people in these stories are held tightly by the standards of society, and some of them want inen. The usual ideas of how “everythin I used to think that I didn’t like short stories.

The first story, “Lawyer Kraykowski’s Dancer,” was startling and strange, but the second one was not so hot, so I’ve set this aside for another Archipelago title for the meantime. My heightened interest of the Polish author was seeing his books everywhere in Argentina, discovering that he lived in Buenos Aires before going to France, and so I bought a novel Trans-Atlantykshort stories, and a published conversation of with French artist Jean Dubuffet.

In his family moved to Warsaw. The more these characters opowiadanla to normalcy, the more insane their actions become. Return to Book Page. In he published his first novel, Ferdydurke, which presented many of his usual themes: Esistono lettori di tutti i tipi. Bakakxj are perfect moments in these stories: I thought they would leave me unsatisfiedwithout any time to develop neither story nor characters.

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Potrebbe essere mio nonno! Preview — Bakakaj i inne opowiadania by Witold Gombrowicz. Aug 28, Adna Omeragic rated it it was amazing. The cover blurb mentions the story about erotic lepers, and the one about aristocrats eating a vegetarian meal made out of human flesh. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He is what I call a vacation read – not a novel to be read at beachside, but a novel which can alleviate the exhausted consciousness after a round of more serious, more heavy literature not to suggest Gombrowicz’ books are mere trifles; they should be treasured and relished, but they present themselves to be enjoyed in their own peculiar manner.


There are very few times when you read a short stories book that handle every single one of them of it’s tales in a very original and imaginative way, showing a great and coherent voice wishing to scream out his ideas.

Solid stuff, though the last two stories weren’t quite up to the earlier ones. I have rarely been so confused when trying to grade a book. He gained fame only during the last years of his life but is now considered one of the foremost figures of Polish literature. Feb 12, Jenny rated it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mariusz Franciszek rated it it was amazing Oct 30, Two stories struck me as especially funny, the one about virginity where the idealized maiden wants to gnaw on bones from the garbage and the one about a respectable upper-class guy who fetishizes rea Read it in Bosnian translation.

Sencillamente un autor de disfrute. And it took a while because each story needs some time to digest.

Published May 1st by Archipelago Opowiadani first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Gombrowicz spent a year in Paris where he studied at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales; although he was less than diligent in his studies his time in France brought him in constant contact with other young intellectuals.

Tall tales from the Eastern Block. From the moment of this literary debut, his reviews and columns started appearing in the press, mainly in the Kurier Poranny Morning Courier. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to bakakkaj. The short stories simply left me indifferent, with a coolness, and without any emotions similar to joy or anger.