Tag Archives: Witold Gombrowicz

The Possessed

From “a master of verbal burlesque [and] a connoisseur of psychological blackmail” (John Updike), Witold Gombrowicz’s harrowing and hilarious pastiche of the Gothic novel,…


“A master of verbal burlesque, a connoisseur of psychological blackmail, Gombrowicz is one of the profoundest late moderns, with one of the lightest touches.”…


“Cosmos is a vicious and uncompromised little gem of the obscene.” —Adam Novy, The Believer

Cosmos and Pornografia

“In him, for the first time, Polish literature produced a writer to whom the agonies of being Polish were less important than the tragicomedy…