Tag Archives: Gombrowicz

Space and Meaning in “Cosmos” by Gombrowicz

(disclaimer: may contain spoilers) For those of you who aren’t familiar with the author Witold Gombrowicz, he is considered by some to be the greatest 20th century novelist nobody knows.  I’ve had the (mis)fortune of reading three of his novels … Continue reading

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A Quack Review: Pornografia

(WARNING:  The following book review has no academic value.  I would say it tries its hardest to rape and butcher the literature of everything important or meaningful, but it really doesn’t try too hard.) It’s not often I read a … Continue reading

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Futility in the pursuit of adulthood

It never ceases to amuse or horrify me that 18 year-0lds are allowed to consider themselves adults.  I challenge you to go to any high school across America, look at the graduating senior class, and say out loud with confidence, … Continue reading

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Art and the Artist

From the words of Witold Gombrowicz in “Ferdydurke” – “…part company forever with the word: art, and that other word: artist. Stop wallowing in these words and repeating them with such endless monotony. Isn’t everyone a bit of an artist? Isn’t … Continue reading

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