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The Tragedy of Man: Dramatic Poem (Classic Reprint)

Imre Madach

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ISBN 10: 1440032971 / ISBN 13: 9781440032974
Published by Forgotten Books, 2009
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Title: The Tragedy of Man: Dramatic Poem (Classic ...

Publisher: Forgotten Books

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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English of a work like the present, it is necessary to understand that a broad gulf separates the Hungarian Magyar language from theE nglish and all other European languages. Not even of A ryan origin, its construction can not be explained according to the principles of A ryan languages and its conciseness and strength cannot be transferred. This is not an apology, it is the statement of a fact. To produce, even approximately, the sense of an expression, it is frequently necessary to render one Hungarian word into five or six of any other European language; hence the gigantic difficulty of translating a masterpiece of Hungarian literature into any A ryan language must of necessity be greater than that of translation from a kindred idiom. In theM agyar, the most perfect of all the Turanian languages, there has been produced a great literature, much of which is practically unknown outside of Hungary.
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