Winter Night: Selected Poems of Attila Jozsef

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In pure lyrics and longer elegiac poems this great Hungarian poet inscribed not only his own sad fate but that of millions in an Eastern Europe that only nominally “between the wars” during the ‘20s and 30s. Translator Bátki demonstrates how contemporary this work remains.

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Overview

In pure lyrics and longer elegiac poems this great Hungarian poet inscribed not only his own sad fate but that of millions in an Eastern Europe that only nominally “between the wars” during the ‘20s and 30s. Translator Bátki demonstrates how contemporary this work remains.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780932440785
  • Publisher: Oberlin College Press
  • Publication date: 11/30/1997
  • Series: FIELD Translation Series , #23
  • Edition description: Trans. from the Hungarian
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 5.76 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Translator’s Introduction
Attila József: Curriculum Vitae (1937)
Chronology
1923
A Tired Man
Glassmakers
Diamond
1924
And We Keep Looking for Justice
Disabled Veterans
For Seven Days
A Just Man
That’s Not Me Shouting
The Dog
A Fine Summer Evening
1925
Wind-Riding Bird
With a Pure Heart
Spring Mud
April 11
In Fog, in Silence
On Evening Clouds
Attila József
Without Knocking
1926
Worker
Conjuring the Lion
To Sit, To Stand, To Kill, To Die
The Ant
In the End
Bells
My Funeral
1927
Introduction
Encouraging
Postcard from Paris
O Europe
Epitaph
1928
Dappled
Aron József
Pearl
Coral Beads
Glimmering Rose
Medallions
1929
Medallion
The Rain Falls
Tiszazug
Woodcutter
1930
Summer
Grief
1931
Mother
1932
Wasteland
Frost
Night in the Slums
Rain
In the Fields
The Seventh
Trees
The Net
1933
A Child Is Crying
Winter Night
Without Hope
Yellow Grasses
On the City’s Edge
Elegy
Ode
Freight Trains
1934
Summer Afternoon
Consciousness
Village
Terror
1935
On the Pavement
Lullaby
I Open a Door
Modern Sonnet
Humans
Be a Fool!
I Did Not Know
Guilt
A Breath of Air!
Belated Lament
1936
When the Moon Shines
On Freud’s Eightieth Birthday
By the Danube
As in a Field
It Hurts a Lot
Firewood
1937
FLORA 1. Hexameters
2. Mysteries
For Flora
March, 1937
Birthday Poem
An Ancient Rat
Long Ago
When Your Soul
A Last I Understand My Father
I Saw Beauty
Dusk
You Brought a Stake
Here, at Last, I Found My Home
Only You Should Read My Poems

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