Geo Bogza


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Bogza, Geo

 

Born Feb. 6, 1908, in Ploieşti. Rumanian writer; member of the Academy of the Socialist Republic of Rumania.

Bogza first published as a poet in 1927. In the early 1930’s he became a reporter, writing sketches devoted to working people and their fate. In 1936 he was in revolutionary Spain and published The Tragedy of the Basque People (1937), a cycle of sketches. He has written articles in defense of peace and democracy and against fascism and war, as well as sketches of new socialist Rumania and the progress of the Soviet people (Soviet Meridians, 1956). He was awarded the State Prize of the SRR.

WORKS

Scrieri ¡n prozǎ, vols. 1–5. Bucharest, 1956–59.
In Russian translation:
In Rumynskie povesti i rasskazy, vol. 2. Moscow, 1959.

REFERENCES

Elvin, B. Geo Bogza: Studiu critic. Bucharest, 1955.
Pop, I. “Geo Bogza, poet al revoltei.” Steaua, 1968, no. 1.

IU. A. KOZHEVNIKOV

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