THE NEW
HUNGARIAN QUARTERLY

VOLUME XIII • No. 47

 

AUTUMN 1972

IN MEMORIAM GYÖRGY LUKÁCS
(1885‑1971)

     
     
This Special Number The Editor  3
     
FIRST PUBLICATIONS IN ENGLISH BY GYÖRGY LUKÁCS
     
Labour as a Model of Social Practice (a chapter
     from the posthumous “Ontology of Social Existence,” 1971)  
5
Preface to the volume “Art and Society,” 1967 44
The Philosophy of Art (from “Heidelberg Aesthetics,” 1912 ‑14) 57
Letters to Paul Ernst, 1911 ‑ 1926   88
On Futurology, 1970   100
     

LUKÁCS’S LIFE IN PICTURES (27 photographs)
     facing pp. 2‑3 and 56‑57

 
     
APPRECIATIONS AND REMINISCENCES    
     
Generations (poem, translated by William Jay Smith) István Eörsi 107
Lukács and Hungarian Culture Ferenc Tőkei 108
Notes from a Diary (1911 ‑ 1921) Béla Balázs 123
The Aesthetics of the Young Lukács Lucien Goldmann 129
Lukács in the American University Gerald Graff 136
The Lukács I Knew Árpád Kadarkay 144
The Champion of Dethroned Reason Bence Szabolcsi 149
Reminiscences of Lukács  Tibor Déry 150
On Charon’s Ferry Gyula Illyés 154
The Moral Mission of the Philosopher Ágnes Heller 156
Hungary—the Economic Situation and Development Rezső Nyers 168
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All‑European Economic Cooperation József Bognár 176
Post‑Peasants and Pre‑Citizens (part II) István Márkus 185

Poems (translated by Edwin Morgan and Daniel Hoffman)

István Jánosy 196
  Dezső Tandori 198
BOOKS AND AUTHORS    
     
Whose Hippie World? (two novels) László Varga 201
     
ARTS    
     
József Egry Retrospective Lajos Németh 205
     
MUSICAL LIFE    
     
The Kodály Method Mária Feuer 208
     
THEATRE AND FILM    
     
Politics and Morality on the Stage Judit Szántó 214
Jancsó’s “Red Psalm” Zoltan Hegedüs 219
     
OUR CONTRIBUTORS   223
 

This issue went to press on May 10th, 1972
Final proofs read on August 4th, 1972



SOURCE: The New Hungarian Quarterly, no. 47 (vol. 13, Autumn 1972).

See also:

György Lukács, “Art and Society,” Mediations: Journal of the Marxist Literary Group, Volume 29, No. 2, Spring 2016 (Lukács 2016).

György Lukács, “Art as Misunderstanding,” Mediations: Journal of the Marxist Literary Group, Volume 29, No. 2, Spring 2016 (Lukács 2016).

This is the “Heidelberg Aesthetics", in NHQ titled “The Philosophy of Art”. There are some nonessential differences in the Mediations version: formatting, omission of a few German quotes (English translations only), some differences in translated quotes, some differently translated Lukács passages.


The Importance and Influence of Ady” by György Lukács

Interview with Lajos Kassák
(Edit Erki)

Lukács and Hungarian Literature” by Ivan Sanders

Georg Lukács’ The Destruction of Reason: Selected Bibliography

Futurology, Science Fiction, Utopia, and Alienation
in the Work of Imre Madách, György Lukács, and Other Hungarian Writers:
Select Bibliography

Marx and Marxism Web Guide


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