Stephen Vizinczey

Stephen Vizinczey, originally István Vizinczey (born 1933, in Káloz, Hungary), is an author and writer.wikipedia
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Stephen Vizinczey, originally István Vizinczey (born 1933, in Káloz, Hungary), is an author and writer.
Other well-known Hungarian authors are László Krasznahorkai, Ferenc Móra, Géza Gárdonyi, Zsigmond Móricz, Gyula Illyés, Albert Wass, Miklós Szentkuthy, Magda Szabó and Stephen Vizinczey.

In Praise of Older Women (1978 film)

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It has twice been made into a movie: a 1978 Canadian production starring Tom Berenger as Andras Vayda, and a subsequent 1997 Spanish production featuring Faye Dunaway as Condesa.
It was written by Stephen Vizinczey (novel), Paul Gottlieb and Barrie Wexler.

Káloz

Stephen Vizinczey, originally István Vizinczey (born 1933, in Káloz, Hungary), is an author and writer.

György Lukács

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Vizinczey's first published works were poems which appeared in George Lukacs's Budapest magazine Forum in 1949, when the writer was 16. He studied under Lukacs at the University of Budapest and graduated from the city's Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in 1956.

Budapest

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Vizinczey's first published works were poems which appeared in George Lukacs's Budapest magazine Forum in 1949, when the writer was 16. He studied under Lukacs at the University of Budapest and graduated from the city's Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in 1956.

Eötvös Loránd University

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Vizinczey's first published works were poems which appeared in George Lukacs's Budapest magazine Forum in 1949, when the writer was 16. He studied under Lukacs at the University of Budapest and graduated from the city's Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in 1956.

Communism

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He wrote at that time two plays, The Last Word and Mama, which were banned by the Hungarian Communist regime.

Hungarian Revolution of 1956

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He took part in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, and after a short stay in Italy, ended up in Canada speaking only 50 words of English, and eventually taking Canadian citizenship.

Citizenship

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He took part in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, and after a short stay in Italy, ended up in Canada speaking only 50 words of English, and eventually taking Canadian citizenship.

National Film Board of Canada

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He learned English writing scripts for Canada's National Film Board and the CBC.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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He learned English writing scripts for Canada's National Film Board and the CBC.

London

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In 1966 he moved to London.

Alexander Pushkin

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Vizinczey cites his literary ideals as Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Stendhal and Kleist.

Nikolai Gogol

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Vizinczey cites his literary ideals as Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Stendhal and Kleist.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Vizinczey cites his literary ideals as Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Stendhal and Kleist.

Honoré de Balzac

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Vizinczey cites his literary ideals as Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Stendhal and Kleist.

Stendhal

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Vizinczey cites his literary ideals as Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Stendhal and Kleist.

Heinrich von Kleist

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Vizinczey cites his literary ideals as Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Stendhal and Kleist.

Bildungsroman

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In Praise of Older Women: the amorous recollections of András Vajda is a bildungsroman whose young narrator has sexual encounters with women in their thirties and forties in Hungary, Italy, and Canada.

Kildare Dobbs

Kildare Dobbs wrote in Saturday Night, "Here is this Hungarian rebel who in 1957 could scarcely speak a word of our language and who even today speaks it with an impenetrable accent and whose name moreover we can't pronounce, and he has the gall to place himself, with his first book and in his thirty-third year, among the masters of plain English prose..."

Saturday Night (magazine)

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Kildare Dobbs wrote in Saturday Night, "Here is this Hungarian rebel who in 1957 could scarcely speak a word of our language and who even today speaks it with an impenetrable accent and whose name moreover we can't pronounce, and he has the gall to place himself, with his first book and in his thirty-third year, among the masters of plain English prose..."

Tom Berenger

It has twice been made into a movie: a 1978 Canadian production starring Tom Berenger as Andras Vayda, and a subsequent 1997 Spanish production featuring Faye Dunaway as Condesa.

In Praise of Older Women (1997 film)

In Praise of Older Women1997 Spanish productionIn Praise of Older Women'' (1997 film)
It has twice been made into a movie: a 1978 Canadian production starring Tom Berenger as Andras Vayda, and a subsequent 1997 Spanish production featuring Faye Dunaway as Condesa.

Faye Dunaway

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It has twice been made into a movie: a 1978 Canadian production starring Tom Berenger as Andras Vayda, and a subsequent 1997 Spanish production featuring Faye Dunaway as Condesa.

Penguin Classics

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In 2010, the book was reissued as a Penguin Modern Classic.