|Born||5 January 1954|
Gyula, Békés County, Hungary
|Alma mater||Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) (University of Budapest) |
József Attila University (JATE) (University of Szeged)
|Genre||novels, short stories, screenplays|
|Notable works||Satantango (1985)|
The Melancholy of Resistance (1989)
War and War (1999)
Seiobo There Below (2008)
|Notable awards||Man Booker International Prize|
|Spouse||Anikó Pelyhe (m. 1990, divorced)|
Dóra Kopcsányi (m. 1997)
|Children||three (Kata, Ágnes, and Panni)|
László Krasznahorkai (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈlaːsloː ˈkrɒsnɒhorkɒi]; born 5 January 1954) is a Hungarian novelist and screenwriter. He is known for his hard novels. They are usually postmodern, with dystopian themes. Several of his works, such as Satantango (Sátántangó, 1985) and The Melancholy of Resistance (Az ellenállás melankóliája, 1989), have been made into movies.
References[change | change source]
- Krasznahorkai biography (official website) (Retrieved 9 August 2012).
- "Krasznahorkai, Laszlo 1954–". Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series. Vol. 158. 2007. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
- Wood, James (4 July 2011). "Madness and Civilization: The very strange fictions of László Krasznahorkai". The New Yorker. Vol. 87, no. 19. pp. 71–75.