Critical Recognition of Women's Literature in Hungary: Reception of the 'Kitakart Psyché' Series, 2005-2011

Rachel Miller


With the appearance in 2005 of Éjszakai állatkert. Antológia a női szexualitásról (Night Zoo. An Anthology of Women's Sexuality), the first volume of the Kitakart Psyché (Uncovered Psyche) anthology series, women's literature finally started to generate serious discussion in the Hungarian literary community. This paper examines the series as a whole, the editors, the contributors, the critical response, as well as the events surrounding publication.


women's literature, women's writing, Zsuzsa Forgács, literary community, feminism, sexuality

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