Lajos Nagy (writer)

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Lajos Nagy (5 February 1883 - 28 October 1954) was a Hungarian writer.[1] His work covered a number of genres including travel literature.[2] "He came up with his brief, humoristic stories about animals in the beginning of the 1920s and in 1922 a collection of these short humoresques was published under the title Nonsensical Natural History (Képtelen természetrajz)."[3] He joined the Hungarian Communist Party in 1945.


Selected works[edit]

  • Három magyar város (Three Hungarian towns) (1933)
  • Kiskunhalom (1934)


  1. ^ "Nagy Lajos" (in Hungarian). Hungarian biographical lexicon. Retrieved 2017-11-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Wendy Bracewell (2009). Orientations: An Anthology of East European Travel Writing, Ca. 1550-2000. Central European University Press. pp. 251–252. ISBN 978-963-9776-10-4.
  3. ^ Mercs, István. 2017. “A lábatlan ember például egyet se botlik...” Nagy Lajos Képtelen természetrajz című művéről. [‘A Legless Man, for Instance, Stumbles Not at All...’ An Essay on Lajos Nagy’s Volume, Entitled Nonsensical Natural History.] Certamen IV: 149-156.