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A szabadságharc bukását követő megtorlás éveiben írta legnagyobb epikus költőnk a Bolond Istókot, álcázott önéletrajzát, amely csupa "öngúny, éleslátás, égig kiáltó kétségbeesés" (Kosztolányi Dezső jellemzése), és egy 18. századi, akkoriban közismert adomára építve A nagyidai cigányokat. A nagyidai cigányok, szerzője önvallomása értelmében abból a lelkiállapotból ...more
Hardcover, 164 pages
Published 2000 by Osiris (first published January 1st 1978)
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