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Bacacay by Witold Gombrowicz

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Published by Archipelago Books in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementWitold Gombrowicz ; translated from the Polish by Bill Johnston.
ContributionsJohnston, Bill.
LC ClassificationsPG7158.G669 B313 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination275 p. ;
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3293285M
ISBN 100972869298
LC Control Number2004012573

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  —Washington Post Books World These are weird and wonderful and erudite as anything by Borges and Joyce It¢s safe to think of Bacacay as Gombrowicz¢s Dubliners: a collection of complex and sophisticated short stories that contain within them all the seeds of the author¢s later artistic blooming. —The BelieverPages: First published in in Poland, Bacacay is a collection of twelve short stories by Witold Gombrowicz (), one of the major European literary figures of the 20th century. Buy other books like Bacacay. Praise. Gombrowicz is one of the most original and gifted writers of the twentieth century: he belongs at the very summit, at the side of his kindred spirits, Kafka and Céline. This collection of his stories will serve as an admirable and fascinating introduction to his oeuvre.   Bacacay - Kindle edition by Gombrowicz, Witold, Johnston, Bill. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Bacacay/5(4).

Top Books Top Audiobooks Oprah’s Book Club Bacacay. Witold Gombrowicz & Bill Johnston. $; $; Publisher Description. A balloonist finds himself set upon by erotic lepers a passenger on a ship notices a human eye on the deck a group of aristocrats enjoy a vegetarian dish made from human flesh a virginal young girl gnaws raw meat. Conformity and logical coherence are rudely deranged in a dozen early tales from Poland’s urbane misanthrope (–69). As in Gombrowicz’s airily bizarre novels (Ferdydurke, Cosmos, Pornografia, etc.), lucid, concise narratives are weighted with outrageous premises and absurd developments that recall the work of Kafka, Beckett, Bruno Schulz, and (especially) Ionesco. 59 rows  Bacacay, officially the Municipality of Bacacay (Central Bicolano: Banwaan kan Bacacay; Country: Philippines. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 19 cm: Contents: Lawyer Kraykowski's dancer --Memoirs of Stefan Czarniecki --A premeditated crime --Dinner at Countess Pavahoke's --Virginity --Adventures --The events on the Banbury --Philidor's child within --Philibert's child within --On the kitchen steps --The rat --The banquet.

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