András Ferenc Kovács, Kossuth Prize laureate, Hungarian Transylvanian poet, essayist, literary translator, laureate of the Artisjus Grand Literary Prize, member of the Academy of Digital Literature, has died.
The news was published by the literary magazine Lato Facebookon me.
Our beloved friend and colleague, the poet Ferenc András Kovacs, passed away this morning. A poet and friend who knew a lot and was happy to share it. He now knew all about the immortality of the soul. The fictional magazine Látó considers him dead. His funeral will be arranged at a later date. rest in peace!
they wrote in the post.
Andras Ferenc Kovacs was born on July 17, 1959 in Szatmarnemiti. In 1978, he graduated from Kölce Ferenc High School, and in 1984 he graduated from the Hungarian-French Department of the University of Cluj. He became editor of the poetry section of the fiction magazine Lato From 1990Since 2008, he has been acting editor-in-chief.
He began publishing poems from 1977 and children's poems from 1981. Since the 1990s, he has become one of the most analytical and influential contemporary Hungarian poets.
The core concepts of the KAF interpretive tradition – loss of identity, cultural memory, intertextuality, “poetry of role” – question the uncertainty and hence elimination of the traditional authorial position, and ultimately the inherently linguistic and intertextual way of being, and the literaryness of literature. Literary text. It can be related to Csokonai and Kosztolányi in its adherence to form, and to Weöres in its diversity – read Academy of Digital Literature on the side.