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Magyarázni (Paperback) (Helen Hajnoczky)

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The word "magyarázni" (pronounced MAUDE-yar-az-knee) means "to explain" in Hungarian, but translates literally as "make it Hungarian." This faux-Hungarian language primer, written in direct address, invites readers to experience what it's like to be "made Hungarian" by growing up with a parent who immigrated to North America as a refugee. In forty-five folk-art visual poems each paired with a written poem, Hajnoczky reveals the beauty and tension of first-generation cultural identity.

Helen Hajnoczky's first book of poetry was Poets and Killers: A Life in Advertising(Snare, 2010). Her work has appeared in poetry anthologies, magazines, and chapbooks. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.

Number of Pages: 99
Genre: Poetry
Sub-Genre: Continental European, Canadian
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Helen Hajnoczky
Language: English
Street Date: May 24, 2016
TCIN: 51154368
UPC: 9781552453278
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-5847
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