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Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969), was a Polish novelist and playwright. His novels and plays include Ferdydurke (1937), Trans-Atlantyk (1953), Ślub (1953), Kosmos (1965), and Pornografia (1966). Considered one of Poland's foremost literary figures of the twentieth century, Gombrowicz's novels and plays have been translated into many languages. The Collection The archive consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual material and memorabilia documenting Gombrowicz’s life and literary activity chiefly during the last two decades of his life (1949-69). Currently, only a portion of the Archive is available online. Related The World of Witold Gombrowicz 1904-1969, a Polish language exhibition created in 2006 in observance of the centenary of the birth Gombrowicz. Cite as: Witold Gombrowicz Archive. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University Call Number: GEN MSS 515
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