Winter Night: Selected Poems of Attila József

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Oberlin College Press, 1997 - Poetry - 127 pages
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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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About the author (1997)

Born in 1905, Jozsef published numerous collections of poetry during his life, and is recognized today as perhaps the greatest 20th century Hungarian poet. He committed suicide in 1937.

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