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Gömöri, George 1934-

Overview
Works: 135 works in 328 publications in 3 languages and 4,354 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Festschriften  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Annotator
Classifications: PG7158.N57, 891.8516
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Most widely held works about George Gömöri
 
Most widely held works by George Gömöri
The siege of Sziget by Miklós Zrínyi( )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1566, Croatian Count Miklós Zrínyi defended the Fortress of Szigetvár against an overwhelming Ottoman siege for 33 days. In the end, with troops and supplies exhausted, he led the remainder of his men in a last charge into the enemy lines, killing thousands before being killed themselves. Almost a hundred years later in 1651, Zrínyi's great-grandson, also Miklós Zrínyi and himself a famed general, composed an epic poem of some 1,500 stanzas recalling in vivid and often fantastic detail the events of the siege, the heroes on both sides, and the climactic final sortie that led to defeat for the Hungarians and painfully empty victory for the Turks. The epic, written in the fashion of Homer and Tasso, does not content itself with just a historical retelling, however. Written when the Ottoman threat was again looming large over all of Europe, the poet sought to marshal his countrymen, and indeed all Christians, against the cause of the overwhelming forces from the East. He framed his story, therefore, in the larger context of God's burning anger against the apostasy of his followers, which he uses the Turkish invasion to punish. It is only with a return to piety that the Christians can restore God's favor, but if they do -- woe to their invaders! The hero, Zrínyi, is one such believer, who is as likely to give a moving speech on the righteousness and supremacy of God's will as he is to massacre those who would assault his home. God rewards him with a martyr's death, but not before giving him the glory of finishing off Sultan Suleiman himself, as the demons summoned by the Sultan's wizard battle the angels who have come to claim the defenders' souls. Part chronicle of war, part theological treatise, the poem also has episodes of romance and adventure, as each side is at once humanized and made larger than life. The work is today considered to be one of the cornerstones of Hungarian literature, and one of most important works of the seventeenth century of any language, but has been virtually unknown and entirely inaccessible outside of Hungary -- until now."--Publisher's description
Cyprian Norwid by George Gömöri( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Polish swan triumphant : essays on Polish and comparative literature from Kochanowski to Norwid by George Gömöri( )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This present collection of George Gömöri's essays covers several centuries of Polish literature and its reception abroad. The first three essays are devoted to Jan Kochanowski, the greatest poet of the Polish Renaissance, followed by shorter pieces on Stefan Batory, King of Poland from 1576 to 1586, whom Montaigne thought to be 'one of the greatest princes of our age'. This is followed by a comparative essay on the Pole Mikolaj Sep Szarzynski and the Hungarian poet Bálint Balassi, both import
Polish and Hungarian poetry, 1945 to 1956 by George Gömöri( Book )

12 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New writing of East Europe by George Gömöri( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Colonnade of teeth : modern Hungarian poetry( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology presents the work of the most important Hungarian poets born after the turn of the century, starting with the major figure of Lorinc Szabo, born in 1900. Some of the poets have worked while in exile -- Gyorgy Faludy and Victor Hatar for example. Others, including Sador Kanyadi, are members of Hungarian minorities living outside Hungary's present borders. Those working in Hungary include the middle generation of Otto Orba and Zsusza Takrcs, and younger poets with international reputations such as Gyorgy Petri, known for his sharp satires and ironic elegies, and Zsuzsa Rakovszky, with her passionate and closely observed poems of everyday life
Forced march : selected poems by Miklós Radnóti( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eternal Monday : new & selected poems by György Petri( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and poetry of Miklós Radnóti : essays( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night song of the personal shadow : selected poems by György Petri( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyprian Norwid, 1821-1883 : poet, thinker, craftsman : a centennial conference( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homage to Mandelstam : an anthology of poems( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polish and Hungarian poets of the Holocaust by George Gömöri( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnetic Poles : essays on modern Polish and comparative literature by George Gömöri( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My manifold city : poems by George Gömöri( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angol-magyar kapcsolatok a XVI-XVII. században by George Gömöri( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in Hungarian and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polscy poeci o węgierskim paźdierniku : antologia( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in Polish and Hungarian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Átváltozások by George Gömöri( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in Hungarian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passio : fourteen poems by János Pilinszky( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bujdosó Balassitól a meggyászolt Zrínyi Miklósig : tanulmányok by George Gömöri( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in Hungarian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Colonnade of teeth : modern Hungarian poetry
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The Colonnade of teeth : modern Hungarian poetryForced march : selected poemsEternal Monday : new & selected poemsThe life and poetry of Miklós Radnóti : essaysMy manifold city : poems
Alternative Names
George Gomori

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