THE BOY CHANGED INTO A STAG CLAMORS AT THE GATE OF SECRETS Ferenc Juhász

THE BOY CHANGED INTO A STAG CLAMORS AT THE GATE OF SECRETS Ferenc Juhász

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Translated from the Hungarian by David Wevill

ABOUT THE BOOK

Ferenc Juhász's The Boy Changed into a Stag Clamors at the Gate of Secrets, published for the first time as a single volume, is a classic of postwar Hungarian literature. Writing in The Plough and the Pen, W. H. Auden hailed this poem as "one of the greatest written in my time." David Wevill's translation, revised for this edition, originally appeared in the Penguin Modern European Poets series in 1970. 

26 copies have been hand-bound into cloth-covered boards. See Special Editions page for ordering information.

ABOUT DAVID WEVILL

David Wevill is a poet, translator, and editor whose work has been awarded with an Arts Council Book Prize, the Richard Hillary Prize, two Arts Council Poetry Bursaries, an E.C. Gregory Trust Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His poetry has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Poetry (Chicago), Harper's, The Listener, The Observer, The Spectator, and on the BBC. His recent books include Departures: Selected Poems (2003), Asterisks (2007), The Boy Changed into a Stag Clamors at the Gate of Secrets (2010) and To Build My Shadow a Fire: The Poetry and Translations of David Wevill. He currently lives in Austin, Texas.

24 pages | hand-sewn chapbook | 5.5 x 7.5 in.
ISBN-13: 978-1-935-635-02-4

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