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French, Carolyn

Overview
Works: 5 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 1,016 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels  Literary criticism  Academic theses  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PG7158.G669, 891.8537
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carolyn French
Trans-Atlantyk by Witold Gombrowicz( )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about Poles living in Argentina
Filipina domestic workers in Hongkong : a preliminary survey by Carolyn French( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginniner's guide to floorquilts : no-sew fabric decoupaged floorcloths by Carolyn French( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trans-Atlantyk : an alternate translation by Witold Gombrowicz( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered by many to be among the greatest writers of the past hundred years, Polish novelist Witold Gombrowicz explores the modern predicament of exile and displacement in a disintegrating world in his acclaimed classic Trans-Atlantyk. Gombrowicz's most personal novel-and arguably his most iconoclastic-Trans-Atlantyk is written in the style of a gaweda, a tale told by the fireside in a language that originated in the seventeenth century. It recounts the often farcical adventures of a penniless young writer stranded in Argentina when the Nazis invade his homeland, and his subsequent "adoption" by the Polish embassy staff and émigré community. Based loosely on Gombrowicz's own experiences as an expatriate, Trans-Atlantyk is steeped in humor and sharply pointed satire, interlaced with dark visions of war and its horrors, that entreats the individual and society in general to rise above the suffocating constraints of nationalistic, sexual, and patriotic mores. The novel's themes are universal and its execution ingenious-a masterwork of twentieth-century literary art from an author whom John Updike called "one of the profoundest of the late moderns."
Wall mosaics in Pompeii and Herculaneum by Carolyn French( )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Trans-Atlantyk Trans-Atlantyk : an alternate translation
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Trans-Atlantyk : an alternate translation
Languages
English (19)