BRUNO SCHULZ’S #/THE STREET OF CROCODILES. A Study in Creativity and Neurosis. Bruno Schulz () is one of the most original writers of. The Street of Crocodiles (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin) [Bruno Schulz, Celina Wieniewska, Jerzy Ficowski] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. Schulz, Bruno: The Street of Crocodiles revd by Cynthia Ozick; illus.

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The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz

No eBook available Penguin. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. To learn, to experience worlds, emotions, interactions that I don’t experience in my This one started off very well with spectactularly rich prose full of well chosen baroque metaphores. About halfway it tended to become repetitious and the stories were without plot, becoming a type Account Options Sign in.

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The Street of Crocodiles. Penguin- Fiction – pages. The Street of Crocodiles in the Polish city of Drogobych is a street of memories and dreams where recollections of Bruno Schulz’s uncommon boyhood and of the eerie side of his merchant family’s life are evoked in a startling blend of the real and the fantastic. Most memorable – and most chilling – is the portrait of the author’s father, crocodkles maddened shopkeeper who imports rare birds’ eggs to hatch in his attic, who believes tailors’ dummies should be treated like people, and whose obsessive fear of cockroaches causes him to resemble one.

Bruno Schulz, a Polish Jew killed by the Nazis inis considered by many to have been the leading Polish writer between the two world wars. Selected pages Title Page. The Night of the Great Season.

Popular passages Page 18 – in a run of normal uneventful years that great eccentric, Time, begets sometimes other years, different, prodigal years which—like a sixth, smallest toe—grow a thirteenth freak strewt.


Page 18 – The Messiah, in which shreet myth of the coming of the Messiah would symbolize a return to schilz happy perfection that existed at the beginningin Schulzian terms, the return to childhood. Page 18 – Schulzian time-his mythic time—obedient and submissive to man, offers artistic recompense for the profaned time of everyday life, which relentlessly subordinates all things to itself and carries events and people off in a current of evanescence.

Schulz introduces a subjective, psychological time and then gives it substance, objectivity, by subjecting the course of occurrences to its laws.

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