“Happy with Tears: On Melancholy as a Hungarian Condition” (Nick Loomis)

Los Angeles Review of Books, July 20, 2016 HUNGARIAN ESSAYIST László F. Földényi recently published a post on the Yale Books blog “Unbound” entitled, “Are Hungarians Melancholic?” As it happens, I’ve spent the past month ruminating over the same question, as a fellow Hungarian (half) and reader of Földényi’s newly translated (by Tim Wilkinson) book, Melancholy (1988). “Why are Hungarians sad?”… Continue lendo “Happy with Tears: On Melancholy as a Hungarian Condition” (Nick Loomis)