The Flower Show The Toth Family

If The Toth Family demonstrates Orkény's penchant for the grotesque , The Flower Show , first published in 1977 , shows him equally at home in the realist tradition . Although the scene and characters are those of Budapest , the idea ...

The Flower Show   The Toth Family

Two novellas reveal the Hungarian author's incisive view of the absurdities of modern life

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The Flower Show ; The Toth Family
Language: en
Pages: 163
Authors: István Örkény
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

Two novellas reveal the Hungarian author's incisive view of the absurdities of modern life
The Public and Play Without a Title
Language: en
Pages: 71
Authors: Federico García Lorca
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing

Two avant-garde plays deal with passion, narcissism, superficiality, treachery, deceit, duplicity, violence, and death
Death, Sleep and the Traveler
Language: en
Pages: 179
Authors: John Hawkes
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing

A middle-aged Dutchman whose marriage is deteriorating is accused of committing murder while on a cruise
Zen and the Birds of Appetite
Language: en
Pages: 141
Authors: Thomas Merton, Daisetz T.. Susuki
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing

Merton, one of the rare Western thinkers able to feel at home in the philosophies of the East, made the wisdom of Asia available to Westerners.
The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Peter France
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This guide highlights the place of translation in our culture, encouraging awareness of the process of translating and the choices involved, making the translator more 'visible'. Concentrating on major writers and works, it covers translations out of many languages, from Greek to Hungarian, Korean to Turkish. For some works (e.g.