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Between Fire and Sleep: Essays on Modern Polish Poetry and Prose

Jaroslaw Anders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Twentieth-century Polish literature is often said to be a “witness to history,” a narrative of the historical and political disasters that visited the nation. This book examines Poland's modern ... More


The Emergence of Slapstick Modernism

William Solomon

in Slapstick Modernism: Chaplin to Kerouac to Iggy Pop

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040245
eISBN:
9780252098468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040245.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter delves into the Depression era in order to track the initial emergence abroad of a slapstick modernism in the novels of Louis-Ferdinand Céline and Witold Gombrowicz. Justifying his ... More


Berlin, Don Quixote, and the CIA

Vincent Giroud

in Nicolas Nabokov: A Life in Freedom and Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199399895
eISBN:
9780199399932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199399895.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In Berlin, Nabokov, with the support of the Ford Foundation, launched a program of visiting artists and intellectuals, which benefited Witold Gombrowicz and Carter, among many others. With Daniélou, ... More


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