Posts tagged Géza Csáth
No one reads Géza Csáth (1887–1919, pen name of József Brenner), a writer, doctor, opium addict, and suicide. [cont. reading on wikipedia]
—The Magician’s Garden and Other Stories, trans. Jascha Kessler and Charlotte Rogers (Columbia Univ. Press, 1980).
—In 1983 Penguin reprinted the above collection as Opium & Other Stories, part of their “Writing from the Other Europe” series, with a preface by Angela Carter.
—Opium: Selected Stories, Corvina, 2002, trans. Judith Sollosy.
—Diary of Géza Csáth, translated by Peter Reich (2004).
Columbia University Press paired Attila Sassy’s illustrations (pictured above) with Csáth’s stories in their volume. See more images and a quote by Csáth in the 50 Watts post “In combating myself I can only report one bloody defeat after another.”
—Arthur Phillips preface to the Diaries at The Ledge (“He is a bastard, of course, but so are a lot of people with nothing else to be said for them.”)
—“Little Emma” at NYRB
—Annotations to the “The Surgeon”