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Mihály Szegedy-Maszák :: Faculty

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Professor, Central Eurasian Studies
Adjunct Professor, Comparative Literature

Office: Goodbody Hall 157


Ph.D., Eötvös Loránd University, 1967

Current Doctoral Students

Research Interests

cultural studies, comparative literature, Interacts studies, narratology, structuralism and translation, romanticism, nationalism, modernism and postmodernism

Publication Highlights

“Zene és szöveg három huszadik századi dalműben” (Music and text in three 20th-century operas) in Magyar Zene 43, no. 1 (February 2005), pp. 35-64.

“Pater in Hungary” in The Reception of Walter Pater in Europe, ed. Stephen Bann, London, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. pp. 187-95.

“The Concept of the Canon: Masterpiece and Evolution in Literary History” in Cybernetic Ghosts: Literature in the Age of Theory and Technology, ed. Dorothy M. Figueira. Provo, UT: International Comparative Literature Association, 2004. pp. 65-78.

“Great Literature in an Inaccessible Language” in Hungarian Arts and Sciences 1848-2000, ed. László Somlyódy and Nóra Somlyódy, Boulder, CO: Social Science Monographs. 2003. pp. 204-243.

“Keywords in Literary History” in Neohelicon: Acta Comparationis Litterarum Universarum 30, no. 2 (September 2003), pp. 15-23.

“Vörösmarty and the Poetic Fragment in Hungarian Romanticism” in Romantic Poetry, ed. Angela Esterhammer. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Benjamins, 2002. pp. 55-61

A megértés módozatai (Translation and Reception). Budapest: Akadémiai, 2003. pp. 142.

ed., National Heritage – National Canon. Budapest: Collegium Budapest), 2001. pp. 381.

Literary Canons: National and International. Budapest: Akadémiai, 2001. pp. 280.

“Literature and the Arts from the Beginning of the 19th Century until Today” in L. Kósa, ed., A Companion to Hungarian Studies. Budapest: Akadémiai, 1998. pp 345-465.

ed., Epoche - Text - Modalität: Diskurs der Moderne in der ungarischen Literaturwissenschaft. Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1999. pp. 310.

Irodalmi Kánonok (Literary Canons). Debrecen: Csokonai Press, 1998. pp. 195.

“Az irástudók felelősége Közép-Europában” (The Responsibility of Intellectuals in Central Europe) in Alföld 46:4 (April 1995). pp. 52-63.

“Romantic Drama in Hungary” in Romantic Drama, ed. Gerald Gillespie. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1994. pp. 297-315.

“Conservatism, Modernity, and Populism in Hungarian Culture” in Hungarian Studies 9:12 (1994). pp. 15-37.
Márai Sándor. Budapest: Akadémiai, 1991. 178 pp.

“Le texte comme structure et construction” in M. Angenot, J. Bessiere, D. Fokkema, and E. Kushner, eds. Théorie littéraire (Paris: Presses Universitaires) 1989. pp 183-218.

Kemény Zsigmond. Budapest: Szépirodalmi, 1989. pp. 397.

Current Research Projects