Critical Studies of Gombrowicz in English

Boyers, Robert. "Aspects of the Perverse in Gombrowicz's Pornografia," Salmagundi XVII (Fall, 1971)

Boyers, Robert. "Gombrowicz and Ferdydurke: The Tyranny of Form," The Centennial Review XIV (1970): 284-312.

Berressem, Hanjo. Lines of Desire : Reading Gombrowicz's Fiction With Lacan (1998)

Czaykowski, Bogdan. "Witold Gombrowicz's Trans-Atlantyk: A Novel for the New Europe?," Cross Currents: A Yearbook of Central European Culture, 1993, 69-77.

Encyclopedia Brittanica.

Gillon, A. and Krzyzanowski, L. Modern Polish Literature (1961) Guardian June 23, 1961

International Who's Who 1969-70. Jelenski, C. and Roux, D. de. Gombrowicz (Paris, 1972)

Kott, Jan. "Ivona Comes of Age," chapter from Theatre Notebook: 1947-1967, pp 127-130. (1957)

Kurczaba, Alex. Gombrowicz and Frisch: Aspects of the Literary Diary. (Bonn: Bouvier, 1980)

Larousse Dictionary of Writers.

Merivale, Patricia. "The Esthetics of Perversion: Gothic Artifice in Henry James and Witold Gombrowicz," PMLA 1978: 992-1002.

New Statesman February 7, 1961; October 28, 1966

New York Review of Books June 15, 1967

New York Times March 9, 1970

New York Times Book Review July 30, 1961

Saturday Review September 9, 1961

Thompson, Ewa M. Gombrowicz (1979)

Thompson, Ewa M. "The Writer in Exile: Playing the Devil's Advocate," Books Abroad, vol. 50 (1976), pp 325-328.

Times (London) May 3, 1967; May 5, 1967; November 18, 1967; June 11, 1969; August 14, 1969

Times Literary Supplement November 3, 1966; November 30, 1967; September 25, 1969; September 11, 1972 ("The Struggle to be Ourselves," pp 155-156)

Ziarek, Ewa Ponowska, ed. Gombrowicz's Grimaces : Modernism, Gender, Nationality (1998)

World Authors, 1950-1970


Jerzy Skolimowski produced a film called Klucz do drzwi 30 based on Gombrowicz's Ferdydurke. The soundtrack, Ferdydurke, is apparently available on vinyl (MI PNCD121).

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