The Slaves Sing. Selected Poems of Laszlo Mecs translated from the Hungarian by Watson Kirkconnell. [signed]

By: Mecs, Laszlo

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spine sunned. v, 55pp. Inscribed by Kirkconnell to his secretary. Mecs' poetry is generally considered to defy translation. Kirkconnell's ".. literal line for line rendering.." leave the imagery and thought accessible to the English reader, "even though the musical patterns of rhyme and rhythm are lost." (from the Introduction).

Title: The Slaves Sing. Selected Poems of Laszlo Mecs translated from the Hungarian by Watson Kirkconnell. [signed]

Author Name: Mecs, Laszlo

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: De Pere, Wisconsin, St. Norbert Abbey Press 1964 De Pere, Wisconsin: 1964

Binding: Saddle Stapled Card Covers

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: inscribed by author

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: Books001253

Keywords: HUNGARY WATSON KIRKCONNELL CATHOLIC POETS MAGYAR IRREDENTISM POETRY