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George Gomori (writer). George Gömöri: My Manifold City. Selected Poems (Tr. from the Hungarian with Clive Wilmer,also by Tony Connor and George Szirtes), The Alba Press, Cambridge,1996, 2nd ed. printed in Budapest, 1996.
BY CLIVE WILMER, With the grain, Love is Enough, The Falls, Definition and flow, A catalogue of flowers, The Mystery of Things. Together, let's build an Open Library for the World. September 5, 2008 History.
George Gömöri: My Manifold City. The Colonnade of Teeth. Modern Hungarian Poetry, ed. and introduced with George Szirtes, notes by George Gömöri, Bloodaxe, Newcastle, 1996.
Poet Dick Davis explains why this book is so important: 'Radnoti has emerged as the major poetic voice to record the civilian experience of World War II in occupied Europe. His poems are an extraordinary record of a mind determined to affirm its civilization in the face of overwhelming odds. He is one of the very greatest poets of the twentieth century, and Clive Wilmer's and George Gomori's versions are by far the best that exist in English.
Clive Wilmer's New and Collected Poems begins with a fable about the building and destruction of a walled city; it. .
Clive Wilmer's New and Collected Poems begins with a fable about the building and destruction of a walled city; it ends with a translation of Mandelstam's 'Hagia Sophia', in which the poet's words construct the heavenly Jerusalem.
The poet Gyorgy Petri, who has died aged 56, was, to his fellow . Hungarian whose poetry tested liberal communism to its limits
The poet Gyorgy Petri, who has died aged 56, was, to his fellow Hungarians, the most original poet of his generation and something of a national hero. But he was not a typically Hungarian writer. Hungarian whose poetry tested liberal communism to its limits. In several poems, he recalls the doomed revolution of 1956 as an incident from his boyhood - the morning, for instance, "when the town woke to gunfire/ that blew it apart". At university, he studied philosophy, a subject he continued to quarrel with in his poetry.
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The place I knew, not this But a city back from the dead, Grew fireweed within walls
The place I knew, not this But a city back from the dead, Grew fireweed within walls. I played over dead bombs In suburban villas, a wrecked Street of them where, run wild, Fat rhododendrons cracked The floors of derelict rooms: It seemed to a small child An Eden of neglect.