The Resource The door, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith

The door, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith

Label
The door
Title
The door
Statement of responsibility
Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith
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Translator
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • hun
  • eng
Summary
"The Door is an unsettling exploration of the relationship between two very different women. Magda is a writer, educated, married to an academic, public-spirited, with an on-again-off-again relationship with Hungary's Communist authorities. Emerence is a peasant, illiterate, impassive, abrupt, seemingly ageless. She lives alone in a house that no one else may enter, not even her closest relatives. She is Magda's housekeeper and she has taken control over Magda's household, becoming indispensable to her. And Emerence, in her way, has come to depend on Magda. They share a kind of love--at least until Magda's long-sought success as a writer leads to a devastating revelation. Len Rix's prizewinning translation of The Door at last makes it possible for American readers to appreciate the masterwork of a major modern European writer"--
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Ajtó
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1917-2007
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Szabó, Magda
Dewey number
894/.51133
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Rix, L. B.
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • Women
  • Hungary
  • Political science
  • Women
  • Hungary
Label
The door, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn880370198
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 262 pages
Isbn
9781590177716
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014034376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The door, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn880370198
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 262 pages
Isbn
9781590177716
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014034376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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