9780865165717

In Search of Beauty

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  • ISBN13:

    9780865165717

  • ISBN10:

    0865165718

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-09-30
  • Publisher: Bolchazy Carducci Pub
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Summary

The anthology is a selection from contemporary Slovak poetry that joins the fundamentals of Slovak culture with a European and World Context-available in English translation for the first time.

Table of Contents

A Nation of Poets: The Calling of the Word v
A Unity in Diversity vii
Jan Bajanek
1(5)
Spring Winds
1(1)
Heart Your Reason
1(2)
The Pictures on the Wall Hang On Still
3(1)
Voiceless Tongues
4(1)
Glittering Lights of the Sixties
5(1)
Dezider Banga
6(3)
Palm Reading
6(1)
I desired a drop of your love today
7(1)
Wanderers
7(1)
Gypsies Have A Soul
8(1)
Rudolf Cizmarik
9(4)
The Best Recipe for Baking Bread
9(1)
Washing the Water
9(1)
Shall We Meet, Friends?
10(1)
He Desired Her as Tenderness
11(2)
Milan Ferko
13(4)
Prophecy
13(1)
Parting
14(1)
A Warning
14(1)
Jaglica
15(1)
To Be
16(1)
Ludovit Fuchs
17(3)
Sonnet For Two
17(1)
In a Forbidden Time
17(1)
Rondel on Love and Hate
18(1)
From the Depths of the Unconscious
19(1)
Igor Gallo
20(4)
Dream and Morning
20(1)
The Center of the Earth
20(1)
We Won't Die
21(1)
Prayer
22(1)
Treacherous Jano from Grinzing
22(1)
A Road
23(1)
Marian Grupac
24(3)
Compelling Bells
24(1)
Chain(Sider)ing
25(1)
Nightcracker in Tenebris
26(1)
Daniela Hivesova-Silanova
27(2)
Romano Nilaj / Gypsy Summer
27(1)
America
27(2)
Gustav Hupka
29(3)
After Years
29(1)
Rising
30(1)
The Surge
30(1)
A Poem is a Passionate Prayer
31(1)
What Times without God Do We Live In?
31(1)
Michal Chuda
32(5)
A Quarto
32(1)
Starry Moment
32(1)
Coming Home
33(1)
Slovak Word
34(1)
We Are
35(1)
I Saw Beauty Hidden in the Word
36(1)
Pavol Janik
37(6)
Astonishment
37(1)
Family Study
37(2)
The Theater of Life
39(1)
Kosovo
40(1)
New York
40(2)
You Can Tell an Angel From His Feathers
42(1)
Teofil Klas
43(4)
I Have a Warm Heart
43(1)
Only the Deep
44(1)
Conjured in a Mountain of Glass
45(1)
You Kept Saying I was Asleep
46(1)
Vojtech Kondrot
47(5)
Change
47(1)
The Country
47(1)
My Island of Oats
48(1)
Mathematics
49(1)
A Tale of Three Groats
50(1)
Private Prayer
51(1)
Marian Kovacik
52(5)
Sonnet on the Country of My Birth
52(1)
The Sun Over Bratislava
52(2)
Little Spring
54(1)
The Saint Bernard
54(3)
Eva Kovacova
57(3)
Powder Puff
57(1)
A Little Happiness
58(1)
Finding a Suitable Place
59(1)
Vlastimil Kovalcik
60(4)
Of What
60(1)
Medallion
61(1)
Discovery
61(1)
The Red Monastery, That is the Bread of the Spirit
62(2)
Milan Kraus
64(4)
Sleepwalker
64(1)
The Poet is only Singing, Too
65(1)
You are a Jug
66(1)
Waste
66(1)
Jug
66(1)
Day by Day
67(1)
Teodor Krizka
68(3)
There are People
68(1)
A Bouquet
68(3)
Milan Lechan
71(2)
Cliche
71(1)
Therapy
71(1)
Advertising Agency
72(1)
Evening by the Samovar
72(1)
Jan Majernik
73(5)
In every woman I seek a little of you
73(1)
Truth
73(2)
In life in a moment it can happen
74(1)
I wanted This in Prose
75(2)
If on the Basis of Sober Consideration
77(1)
Vojtech Mihalik
78(5)
Awakening
78(1)
Orphans of Parents Still Alive
79(1)
The Bad Moments of Farewells
80(1)
On Demand
80(1)
Sometimes I dream
81(1)
Cactus
81(1)
The Necessity of Sorrow
82(1)
Jozef Mihalkovic
83(6)
Hearth
83(2)
To Don Quixote
85(1)
On the Expulsion from Paradise
86(1)
Between Strength and Strength
87(1)
A Market Contribution
88(1)
Stefan Moravcik
89(6)
Fingers in My Heart
89(1)
Cursed by Laughter
89(1)
In the Beginning was the Word
90(1)
The Land Beneath the Tatras
91(1)
Our Queen Walks Barefoot
92(1)
Cheese Market
93(1)
With a Pure Thirst
94(1)
Jan Motulko
95(2)
Questions
95(1)
Confession
95(2)
Ondrej Nagaj
97(3)
Humanness
97(1)
Suddenly They've Sat to One Side
97(1)
School Sonnet
98(2)
Every day one can't
99(1)
Jan Navratil
100(2)
Love by Coca-Cola
100(1)
Firefly
101(1)
The Nightingale's Work
101(1)
Miroslav Pius
102(5)
Rules of the Game
102(1)
Coming to you Unexpectedly
102(1)
Slovaks
103(2)
My Mother's Speech
105(2)
Dana Podracka
107(5)
In Homage to a Deed
107(1)
On the Return Journey
107(1)
Gesture of Passion
108(1)
Gesture
108(1)
A Trace of Damp
109(1)
I Can See You Through the Narrow Crevice of the Plants
109(3)
Vladimir Reisel
112(5)
Poet
112(1)
A Good Man
112(1)
Sonnet on a Woman
113(1)
A Dream
114(1)
You are Close
114(1)
Home
115(1)
About Love
115(1)
Poetry
116(1)
Jaroslav Reznik
117(4)
Enduring
117(1)
The Absolute
118(1)
To Poetry
119(1)
Decision
120(1)
Zlata Solivajsova
121(2)
Wild Geese
121(1)
Ballad of a Slovak Wanderer
121(2)
Pavol Stanislav
123(5)
The Past
123(1)
Old Men
124(1)
The Fateful One
124(1)
The Country of Saints Cyril and Methodius
125(1)
Blessed Things
126(2)
Vincent Sikula
128(2)
Table
128(1)
In Dubova
128(1)
Wine Midges
129(1)
Ctibor Stitnicky
130(4)
Why Pretend?
130(1)
I Sit at Wine
131(1)
A Song About Young Wine and the First Yellow Leaves
132(2)
Frantisek Straus
134(2)
Body Changes
134(1)
At a Meeting
135(1)
Heart
135(1)
Jan Svantner
136(4)
Beauty and Children
136(1)
A Word
137(1)
Poetry
138(1)
My Face Stony
138(1)
Stiavnica Reflection
139(1)
Viliam Turcany
140(9)
If a Quiet Boy
140(1)
Nothing New...
140(1)
A Song of Pleading
141(1)
At Wine
142(1)
The Mission of the Wandering Minstrel
142(1)
Dante's Birthplace
143(1)
He Who Creates Song
144(1)
Into a Slavic Memorial
144(1)
Song
145(1)
Slovakia Today
145(2)
Sonnet About Relationships
147(1)
From a Grammar of Poetry
148(1)
Svetloslav Veigl
149(2)
The Soul in the Palm of a Hand
149(1)
Poet
149(1)
You Came
150(1)
Joy
150(1)
Heart
150(1)
I Have a Silvered Head
151

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