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Ferdydurke (1937) [Novel]
by Witold Gombrowicz Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

In this bitterly funny novel by the renowned Polish author Witold Gombrowicz, a writer finds himself tossed into a chaotic world of schoolboys by a diabolical professor who wishes to reduce him to childishness. Originally published in Poland in 1937, Ferdydurke became an instant literary sensation and catapulted the young author to fame. Deemed scandalous and subversive by Nazis, Stalinists, and the Polish Communist regime in turn, the novel (as well as all of Gombrowicz’s other works) was officially banned in Poland for decades. It has nonetheless remained one of the most influential works of twentieth-century European literature.

Original title: Ferdydurke
Original languages: Polish


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Ferdydurke

Ferdydurke (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Danuta Borchardt
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Ferdydurke (September 11, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300082401
Dimensions: 5 x 7.7 x 0.8 in
Pages: 320

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