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By Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky

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The stakes are wildly excessive in Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky’s awesome and blackly comedian philosophical fables, which abound in nested narratives and wild paradoxes. This new number of 11 mind-bending and spellbinding stories contains a few of Krzhizhanovsky’s so much surprising conceits: a provincial journalist who strikes to Moscow reveals his life ate up by means of the autobiography of his room’s earlier occupant; the arms of a celebrated pianist’s correct hand run away to spend an evening on my own at the urban streets; a man’s lifelong quest to chunk his personal elbow evokes either a highly renowned circus act and a brand new refutation of Kant. usual truth cracks open ahead of our eyes within the pages of Autobiography of a Corpse, and the intense spills out.

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24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Gombrowicz's Polish Complex Wspomnienill polskie, pp. 71-74. TTans-Atlantyk, pp. 17-19, p. 55, pp. 69-71, p. 77. TTans-Atlantyk, p. 71. Stefan Chwin, "'Trans-Atlantyk" wobec "Pana Tadeusza",' in Pami(tnik Literacki, LXVI, 1975, z. 4, pp. 97-121. Adam Mickiewicz, Pan Tadeusz, 'Epilog', line 68. TTans-Atlantyk, pp. 62-64. Witold Gombrowicz, Pornograjül, Paris, 1970. Pornograjül, p. 71, pp. 78-79. Dziennik, 1961-1966, pp. 181-82. Dziennik, 1957-1961, pp.

78-79. Dziennik, 1961-1966, pp. 181-82. Dziennik, 1957-1961, pp. 212-15. Pornograjül, p. 7. U. Phillips' translation. Pornografill, pp. 59-60. To be accurate, the final twist in the plot occurs when they in fact murder Wadaw, who happens to be lying in the place where they expect to find Siemian. However this is not relevant to the point madehere. Pornograjül, p. 39. Dziennik, 1953-1956, p. 114. Dziennik, 1953-1956, p. 118. 3 State of Arrest: The Short Stories of Bruno Schulz George Hyde Dedicated to Malgorzata Sady Bruno Schulz is sometimes referred to as 'the Polish Kafka'.

Dziennik, 1953-1956, p. 198. Vallee, vol. 1, p. 151, translates the verb as 'to make ourselves over' and the 110un as 'a make-over', rather than as 'to reconstruct ourselves' or 'reconstruction'. Dziennik, 1953-1956, pp. 51-52. Vallee translation, vol. 1, p. 36. Adam Kersten, Sienkiewicz-'Potop'-Historia, Warsaw, 1966. Henryk Sienkiewicz, Pan WoJodyjowski, last sentence. U. Phillips' translation of 'dia pokrzepienia serc'. Witold Gombrowicz, 'Sienkiewicz', in Dziennik, 1953-1956, pp. 294-96. Witold Gombrowicz, Trans-Atlantyk, 3rd reprint, Paris, 1985.

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