<!--IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE VIEWING THIS PAGE IN INTERNET EXPLORER, PLEASE TRY ANOTHER BROWSER--> <HTML><HEAD> <TITLE>David A. Goldfarb</TITLE> </HEAD><BODY> <IMG SRC="exlib.gif" ALT="[IMAGE: ExLibris, with apologies to Bruno Schulz]" ALIGN=Right> <H1>David A. Goldfarb</H1> <IMG SRC="cvs.gif" Align=left> To find out about me and my work in Polish Literature, Russian Literature, Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, take a look at my <A HREF="vitae.htm"><B>Curriculum Vitae</B></A>, which provides convenient links to full-text versions of selected <A HREF="vitae.htm#[publications]"><B>publications and reviews</B></A>, <A HREF="vitae.htm#[conference]"><B>conference papers</B></A>, and <A HREF="vitae.htm#[syllabi]"><B>course syllabi</B></A>, as well as selected translations in a format familiar in the academic world.<P> <BR> <BR> <BR> <H2>Current and Upcoming Events</H2> <UL> <LI>April 7, 2016, 6:30 pm, The Corner Room, Mid-Manhattan Library (NYPL). <a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/04/07/witkacy-polands-pre-communist-avantgarde-reacts-stalinism"><b> Witkacy: Poland's Pre-Communist Avantgarde Reacts to Stalinism. </b></a>. Talk on Polish writer, painter, dramatist, StanisBaw Ignacy Witkiewicz and his reaction to Socialist Realism in the Soviet Union in the 1930s, in cooperation with the <a href="http://polishculture-nyc.org/"><b>Polish Cultural Institute New York</b></a>, New York, NY. <LI>April 8, 2016, 9:00 am, Columbia University, 702 Hamilton Hall. "The Temporality of Architecture: the Building of Kataev s Factory," <a href="http://harriman.columbia.edu/event/symposium-memory-cathy-nepomnyashchy-soviet-post-soviet-and-emigr%C3%A9-culture"><B><I>Symposium in Memory of Catharine Nepomnyashchy: Soviet, Post-Soviet, and Emigr Culture</I></B></a> <LI>May 11-13, 2016. Meet me at <a href="http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/"><b>BookExpo America</b></a> at McCormick Place in Chicago where Poland will be the Guest of Honor for the <a href="http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/BEA-Conferences/Global-Market-Forum/"><B>2016 Global Market Forum</B></a>. BEA attendees can find me at Polish headquarters--Booth 1504-1505. I'll also be moderating a panel called <a href="http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/en/Sessions/26657/Why-Poland-Why-now-Strategies-for-Promotion-of-Polish-Literature-in-the-US"><b>"Why Poland? Why Now?"</b></a> featuring editor/publishers Chad Post (<a href="http://www.openletterbooks.org"><b>Open Letter</b></a>) and Jill Schoolman (<a href="http://www.archipelagobooks.org"><b>Archipelago Books</b></a>) and Polish literary agent, Magdalena Dbowska (<a href="http://polishrights.com/"><b>Polish Rights</b></a>)--Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 3-3:50pm, McCormick Place, room W178a. If you are not attending the convention, I'll be attending many of the <a href="http://www.booksfrompoland.org/"><b>events with Polish authors for the general public</b></a> around town. <LI>January 5-8, 2017, "From Propaganda to Public and Cultural Diplomacy." Panel: <i>Propaganda Reconsidered</i>, organized by the Forum on Slavic and East European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. <a href="https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2017"><b>MLA Conference</b></a>, Philadelphia. </UL> <H2>Selected Publications</H2> <a href="http://jewishquarterly.org/2011/06/appropriations-of-bruno-schulz/"><img border="0" src="JQ218cover.jpg" width="111"><b>"Appropriations of Bruno Schulz." <I>Jewish Quarterly</I> 218 (Summer 2011).</b></a> Translated into Catalan in <A HREF="http://www.elfunambul.cat/el-blog/el_funambul_1"><B><i>el funmbul</i></B></A> in 2014.<P> <a href="http://www.universitas.com.pl/ksiazka/2475"><img border="0" src="1285330240_witold_gombrowicz_nasz.JPG"><b>"Eksplozja sBowa"("Word Explosion"). <I>Gombrowicz, nasz wspBczesny</I>. Ed. Jerzy Jarzbski. Cracow: Universitas, 2010. 706-13.</b></a><P> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0969278489/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0969278489&linkCode=as2&tag=davagol-20"><img border="0" src="Schulz,meaningsreadings.jpg"> <b> PaBuby in Bruno Schulz s Workshop. <I>Bruno Schulz: New Readings, New Meanings</I>. Bruno Schulz: Nouvelles Lectures, Nouvelles Significations</I>. Ed. StanisBaw Latek. Cracow: Polska Akademia Umiejtno[ci, 85-94, 2009.</b></a><P> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0143105140?ie=UTF8&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0143105140"><img border="0" src="51iSyXwyGML._SL160_.jpg"></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0143105140" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0143105140?ie=UTF8&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0143105140"><B><I>The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories</I> (Penguin Classics) by Bruno Schulz, Fwd. Jonathan Safran Foer, Intro. David A. Goldfarb, Trans. Celina Wieniewska</B></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0143105140" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /><P> Reviewed by Bill Martin from the Polish Cultural Institute on <a href="http://bacacay.wordpress.com/2009/03/12/the-new-schulz-edition/"><B>Bacacay: The Polish Literature Weblog</B></a>.<P> Quoted by Chris Power on the <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2010/dec/03/brief-survey-short-story-bruno-schulz"><B>Books Blog at the Guardian</B></a><P> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1593082614?ie=UTF8&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1593082614"><img border="0" src="41XLY%2BeaPmL._SL160_.jpg"></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1593082614" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1593082614?ie=UTF8&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1593082614"><B><I>Fathers and Sons</I> (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Ivan Turgenev, Intro. and notes David A. Goldfarb</B></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1593082614" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /><P> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1593080697?ie=UTF8&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1593080697"><img border="0" src="518XMD706SL._SL160_.jpg"></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1593080697" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1593080697?ie=UTF8&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1593080697"><B><I>"The Death of Ivan Ilych" and Other Stories</I> (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Leo Tolstoy, Intro. and notes David A. Goldfarb</B></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1593080697" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /><P> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0821414372?ie=UTF8&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0821414372"><img border="0" src="41JNXYCM9CL._SL160_.jpg"></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0821414372" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0821414372?ie=UTF8&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0821414372"><B>"Gombrowicz's Binoculars: The View from Abroad" in <I>Framing the Polish Home: Postwar Cultural Constructions of Hearth, Nation, and Self,"</I> Ed. Bo|ena Shallcross</B></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0821414372" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /><P> <H2>In the Media</H2> Quoted in a discussion of Tolstoy's <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FWar-Peace-Leo-Tolstoy%2Fdp%2F0307266931%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dbooks%26qid%3D1207077886%26sr%3D1-1&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325"><B><i>War and Peace</i></B></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&amp;l=ur2&amp;o=1" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /> in light of the new translation by Pevear and Volokhonsky on <a href="http://www.wnyc.org/shows/fishko/episodes/2007/10/19"><b>The Fishko Files</b></a> with Sara Fishko on WNYC, New York Public Radio.<P> <H2>Online Exhibits</H2> <H3><IMG SRC="panic.gif" ALT="[IMAGE: Panika]">Polish Expressionism</H3> These <A HREF="zdr02042.htm"><B>seven images</B></A> are Polish Expressionist graphics I have collected from the journal, <I>Zdr&oacute;j</I> (<I>The Source</I>), published in PoznaD between 1917 and 1922, courtesy of the Slavic and Baltic Division of the New York Public Library. <H3><IMG SRC="jas.gif" ALT="[IMAGE: Capitalist's Head on a Platter]">The Ball of the Mannequins</H3> These <A HREF="jas5.htm"><B>eight images</B></A> accompany the text of Bruno JasieDski's futurist-proletarian drama, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FMannequins-Ball-Polish-European-Archive%2Fdp%2F9057550520%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dbooks%26qid%3D1207077589%26sr%3D8-1&tag=davagol-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325"><B><I>The Ball of the Mannequins</I></B></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=davagol-20&amp;l=ur2&amp;o=1" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />, as it appeared in the Soviet journal, <I>Literature of the World Revolution</I>, in 1931. Images appear courtesy of the Slavic and Baltic Division of the New York Public Library. <P> <H2><IMG SRC="warsaw.gif" ALT="[IMAGE: Warsaw]">Traveling to Poland?</H2> Several culturally-inclined friends have asked me for advice about what to read before visiting Poland. <A HREF="travel.htm"><B>Here is a guide to books that would be of interest to travelers to Poland</B></A>, and to virtual travelers journeying to a Poland of the mind. I haven't had a chance to update this recently, but people still ask me, and many of these texts are still classics. <P> <IMG SRC="rule.gif" ALT="________________________________________"> <P> Last updated May 7, 2016. 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