Bródy, Sándor


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Bródy, Sándor

 

Born July 23, 1863, in Eger; died Aug. 12, 1924, in Budapest. Hungarian writer; son of a merchant.

Bródy’s first collection of short stories, Poverty, came out in 1884. He was the editor of the literary journal Jövendö (1903-06). In his short stories, novels (Knight of the Sun, 1902; and others), and plays (The Nurse, 1902; The Schoolmistress, 1908) Bródy, a supporter of the principles of naturalism, exposed the greed and amorality of the bourgeoisie and landowners and affirmed the moral righteousness of the common people in an essentially realistic way.

REFERENCE

Földes, A. Bródy Sándor. Budapest, 1964. (Bibliography, pp. 179-82.)

O. K. ROSSIIANOV