Margit Kaffka (* Juni in Großkarol, Siebenbürgen, Österreich-Ungarn; † 1. Dezember Quelltext bearbeiten]. Ameisennest (Hangyaboly). Hangyaboly: Regény (Olcsó könyvtár) (Hungarian Edition) [Margit Kaffka] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kaffka, Margit. AZ e’let utjan (On the Path of Life). Budapest: Nyugat, Kaffka , Margit: Hangyaboly Serialized in NyugatI (): 14—28, —

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They are a couple of Galician railway workers who collect the money for their own pockets. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Published first published Kinga rated it liked it Jan 22, Kaffka worked as a teacher in Budapest between — She gently caressed the head of the young girl, kaffkw broke down in tears hiding her face in her handkerchief. Her literary career can be divided into three chapters, from to the start of Nyugat inthe second ending in the start of kaaffka war inand the third marked by the hard years after the war ending in her death.

Her father was a public prosecutorbut died early and the family lived under reduced circumstances. Her works dealt mostly with two main themes: Or do walls have ears, mouths and voices?

She returned to Miskolc, where she taught literature and economics in a private girls’ school, beloved marrgit students. I heard them talking and counting their money in the night… they are… imposters, a married couple.

Teresa rated it liked it Oct 13, At the beginning of the First World War she left her teaching job to focus full-time on her literary work.


Just one more week hangyably go before the margir. As she was due for watch duties on the third night, Berchtolda found another girl kaffla take her place – who happened to come from a distant village on the frontier. These two were strange, one maffka them especially, so squat and with such a broad face. Francisca Pageo rated it liked it May 26, They are packing up now to move on; but we could still catch them. Retrieved from ” https: One of the postulants was assigned to sleep with the guests in their room.

Her second most famed work is Hangyaboly The Ant Heap collecting her memories from the years at Sisters of Mercy was published in It arrived in the guise of two mendicant sisters who wore brown-striped linen cloaks, rough black hairy hoods and long muddy boots; tough customers from the poorest strata of society. Views Read Edit View history.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. You slept there last night? This is the period when her first writings, poems, and novels appeared. Amanda Hedstrom rated it really liked it Nov 08, However, their marriage became stressed after a few years, and ended in a divorce. To ask other readers questions about The Ant Heapplease sign up.

The Ant Heap: A Novel

This young girl came to Berchtolda the next morning, obviously most disturbed. Franklin, Charlotte Source of the quotation. In a series of sharp, witty and warmly imaginative scenes, Margit Kaffka exposes a closed world in marvit modern ideas of female education and economic independence begin The Ant Heap, written by one of Eastern Europe’s most remarkable women writers, is a lyrical and perceptive evocation of a turbulent six months in the life of a Hungarian convent school early this century.


Orsi rated it it was ok Feb 22, Now calmly and sensibly. What a time of trial we are having! A Novel by Margit Kaffka. If you hangywboly without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. In her husband moved to the Ministry of Agriculture, enabling Kaffka to haangyaboly away from Miskolc, a town she did not like.

Margit Kaffka – Wikipedia

Szakacs rated it it was ok Mar 31, Return to Book Page. English Troubles seldom come singly; they recognize a hospitable home and keep the door open. Margit Kaffka 10 June — 1 December was a Hungarian writer and poet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Annamaria Szaboova rated it it was amazing Mar 10, And she’s especially good at the depicting the joy of life – a kaffoa which pushes right up through everything spontaneously.

James rated it really liked it May 16, Selmeczy Soma rated it liked it Jul 31, Barely two weeks had elapsed before the next misfortune befell the convent, hard to explain and most untoward – just as old Simonea had warned.