Diary (The Margellos World Republic of Letters)

Diary (The Margellos World Republic of Letters)

Witold Gombrowicz


Just ahead of the outbreak of global warfare II, younger Witold Gombrowicz left his domestic in Poland and set sail for South the US. In 1953, nonetheless residing as an expatriate in Argentina, he started his Diary with one among literature's so much memorable openings:
"Monday
Me.
Tuesday
Me.
Wednesday
Me.
Thursday
Me."

Gombrowicz's Diary turned an unlimited number of essays, brief notes, polemics, and confessions on myriad matters starting from political events to literature to the knowledge of loss of life. no longer a standard magazine, Diary is as an alternative the remark of a super and stressed brain. greatly considered as a masterpiece, this awesome paintings forced Gombrowicz's consciousness for a decade and a part until eventually he penned his ultimate access in France, presently ahead of his loss of life in 1969.

Long out of print in English, Diary is now provided in a handy unmarried quantity that includes a brand new preface by means of Rita Gombrowicz, the author's widow and literary executor. This version additionally comprises ten formerly unpublished pages from the 1969 section of the diary.

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