Kun, Agnes

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Agnes Kun (January 21, 1915-October 19, 1990), translator and editor, daughter of Bela Kun, wife of Hungarian poet Antal Hidas (12.18.1899-01.22.1980), who in the 1920s immigrated to the Soviet Union. Both Agnes Kun and Antal Hidas went through the Gulag. Kun and Hidas became the main Soviet experts on Hungarian literature. It was under their leadership that many collections of Hungarian poetry were translated and published in the USSR in the 1950s. They returned to Hungary in 1959.

From the guide to the Agnes Kun and Antal Hidas Papers, 1915-1987, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Translator of Russian literature into Hungarian.

From the description of Agnes Kun papers, ca. 1940-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448209

Biography

Agnes Kun was a translator of Russian literature into Hungarian and maintained extensive correspondence with Russian writers.

From the guide to the Kun, Agnes. Papers, ca. 1940-1975, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Kun, Agnes. Agnes Kun and Antal Hidas Papers, 1917-1987. Columbia University in the City of New York, Bakhmeteff Archive
creatorOf Koppich, Anna. Anna Koppich letters from Auschwitz, 1945 letters notes. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
creatorOf Agnes Kun and Antal Hidas Papers, 1915-1987 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Kun, Agnes. Papers, ca. 1940-1975 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Kun, Miklós. Hungarian literary works from the Kun-collection (1875-1975).
creatorOf Kun, Agnes. Agnes Kun papers, ca. 1940-1975. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Abašiże, Grigol, 1914-1994. person
associatedWith Aliger, Margarita, 1915-1992. person
associatedWith Andronikov, Iraklii, 1908-1990. person
associatedWith Aseev, Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich, 1889-1963. person
associatedWith Attila, Jâozsef, $f1905- person
associatedWith Attila, József, person
associatedWith Bazhan, Mykola Platonovych, 1904-1983. person
associatedWith Bek, Aleksandr, 1903-1972. person
associatedWith Brik, Lili IUr'evna person
associatedWith Brik, Lili IUr'evna. person
associatedWith Budennyi, S. M. (Semen Mikhailovich), 1883-1973. person
associatedWith Chukovskii, Kornei, 1882-1969. person
associatedWith Chukovskiĭ, Nikolaĭ. person
associatedWith Chukovskii, Nikolai person
associatedWith Fadeev, Aleksandr, 1901-1956. person
associatedWith Fazekas, Mihály, 1766-1828. person
associatedWith Fedin, Konstantin, 1892-1977. person
associatedWith Hidas, Antal, 1899- person
associatedWith Inber, Vera person
associatedWith Inber, Vera. person
associatedWith Isakovskii, M. (Mikhail), 1900-1973. person
associatedWith Kazakevich, Ėmmanuil, 1913-1962. person
associatedWith Kedrin, Dmitrii, 1907-1945. person
associatedWith Kirsanov, Semen, 1906-1972. person
associatedWith Knipovich, E. (Evgeniia) person
associatedWith Knipovich, E. (Evgeniia) person
associatedWith Kopelev, Lev, 1912-1997. person
associatedWith Koppich, Anna. person
associatedWith Kun, Miklós. person
associatedWith Larina, Anna person
associatedWith Larina, Anna. person
associatedWith Levik, Vil'gel'm person
associatedWith Levik, Vil'gel'm. person
associatedWith Madâach, Imre, 1823-1864 person
associatedWith Madách, Imre, 1823-1864. person
associatedWith Marshak, S. (Samuil), 1887-1964. person
associatedWith Martynov, Leonid, 1905-1980. person
associatedWith Morits, IUnna, 1937- person
associatedWith Orlova, R. D. (Raisa Davydovna) person
associatedWith Papernyi, Z. (Zinovii), 1919-1996. person
associatedWith Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960. person
associatedWith Pervomaiskyi, Leonid Solomonovych, 1908-1973. person
associatedWith Petèofi, Sâandor, 1823-1849 person
associatedWith Petőfi, Sándor, 1823-1849. person
associatedWith Petrovykh, Mariia, 1908-1979. person
associatedWith Polevoi, Boris Nikolaevich person
associatedWith Polevoi, Boris Nikolaevich. person
associatedWith Prokof'ev, Aleksandr Andreevich, 1900-1971. person
associatedWith Rozhdestvenskii, Robert, 1932- person
associatedWith Rozhdestvenskii, Vsevolod, 1895-1977. person
associatedWith Rozov, Viktor, 1913-2004. person
associatedWith Samoilov, D. (David) person
associatedWith Samoilov, D. (David) person
associatedWith Slutskii, Boris, 1919-1986. person
associatedWith Stel'makh, Mykhailo Panasovych. person
associatedWith Surkov, A. A. (Aleksei Aleksandrovich), 1899-1983. person
associatedWith Tikhonov, Nikolaĭ Semenovich, 1896-1979. person
associatedWith Turkov, Andrei Mikhailovich. person
associatedWith Venclova, Antanas, 1906-1971. person
associatedWith Vèorèosmarty, Mihâaly, 1800-1855 person
associatedWith Vörösmarty, Mihály, 1800-1855. person
associatedWith Voznesenskii, Andrei, 1933-2010 person
associatedWith Voznesenskii, Andrei, 1933-2010. person
associatedWith Zabolotskii, Nikolai Alekseevich, 1903-1958 person
associatedWith Zabolot︠s︡kiĭ, N. (Nikolaĭ), 1903-1958. person
associatedWith Zharov, Aleksandr, 1904- person
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Russian literature--20th century
Hungarian literature--20th century
Hungarian literature
Literature--Translations into Russian
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