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Foamy sky : the major poems of Miklós Radnóti

Author: Miklós Radnóti; Zsuzsanna Ozsváth; Frederick Turner
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1992.
Series: Lockert library of poetry in translation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
One of Hungary's leading poetic voices of the twentieth century, Miklos Radnoti (1909-1944) wrote some of his country's most cherished love poems and political verse even as he anticipated death under the Nazis. This English-only edition presents many of the poems that appear in his Foamy Sky volume and a selection of others dating back to 1929. A good portion of poems were written during World War II, when Radnoti,
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Genre/Form: Translations
Hungarian poetry
Translations into English
Named Person: Miklós Radnóti; Miklós Radnóti
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miklós Radnóti; Zsuzsanna Ozsváth; Frederick Turner
ISBN: 0691069549 9780691069548 0691015309 9780691015309
OCLC Number: 24871767
Language Note: Translation of: Tajtʹekos ʹeg.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xlviii, 128 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Pagan Invocation --
Psalms of Devotion --
"And Cain Spoke unto Abel His Brother" --
Quiet Lines, Bowed Head --
Portrait --
Two Ikons --
Memory (Oh I- ) --
Little Duck Bathing --
Whistle with the Wind --
Like a Bull --
A Garden on God's-Hill --
While Writing --
Canticle --
War Diary --
Just Walk On, Condemned to Die --
Twenty-Eight Years --
Hymn to the Nile --
Peace, Dread --
Song of Death --
Annotations to the Prophet Habakkuk --
Il faut laisser ... --
Guard and Protect Me --
The First Eclogue --
Twenty-Nine Years --
Hispania, Hispania --
Federico Garcia Lorca --
In a Troubled Hour --
Thursday --
Lines Written in a Copy of Steep Road --
Song --
Love Poem --
Two Fragments --
Silly Song about My Wife --
Like Death --
Foamy Sky --
Perhaps ... --
In Your Arms --
The Second Eclogue --
Friday --
My Friend, You Wonder ... --
The Third Eclogue --
Skin and Bone and Pain --
Restlessly, Fall --
Similes --
Calendar --
The Charm --
I Hid You Away --
Couplets of a Moonish Night --
Spring Is Flying ... --
Foral Song --
Hexameters in Late October --
Goats --
The Fourth Eclogue --
A Vague Ode --
The Dreadful Angel --
Paris --
A Pink Unveils --
As Imperceptibly --
The Fifth Eclogue --
I Know Not What ... --
O Ancient Prisons --
In the Gibbering Palm Tree --
Neither Memory nor Magic --
The Fugitive --
Maying --
Dreamscape --
Fragment --
The Seventh Eclogue --
Letter to My Wife --
Root --
A la recherche ... --
The Eighth Eclogue --
Forced March --
Razglednicas.
Series Title: Lockert library of poetry in translation.
Other Titles: Tajtékos ég.
Responsibility: selected and translated by Zsuzsanna Ozsváth and Frederick Turner.
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