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2006 | 53 | 5 | 368-381
Article title

DEPTH AND ASCENDANCE OF BUZASSY'S POEM 'PLANE, HORY' (PLAINS, MOUNTAINS)

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The collection of four longer poems by J. Buzássy called 'Pláne, hory' (Plains, Mountains) offers a unique look at humanity in human beings and their secret inner worlds, which are difficult to name. Poetry and its creational ability towards language are tools that could get much closer to naming these worlds than any other methods. Though it is difficult to follow such poems, the author tries to find a system in the words by detailed tracing individual lines of the thoughts. He finds that Buzássy is inspired by T. S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land'. Eliot's poem generates the numerous questions which are selected by Buzássy, reconsidered and afterwards implemented in the new ideas and poems. Four poems of the book 'Plains, Mountains' give a chance to be read separately but also altogether - it is allowed due to the title that unites all texts and the same motives that are used within the whole collection. Buzássy is a poet of the virtues but surprisingly in the book he reaches for lower levels of humanity. His only condition is to be fully devoted to our human character; only then the ascent (spiritual and physical) makes us feel convenient about ourselves. The author's analysis reveals complex and uneasy series of Buzássy's thoughts that eventually contrast Eliot's visions of the world. He indicates that the only form that could bring successful conclusions to Buzássy or Eliot collage style is to use a long poem with enough space to build structure (the world of intuition and suppositions).
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53
Issue
5
Pages
368-381
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ARTICLE
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  • J. Gavura, Filozofická fakulta Presovskej univerzity, Presov, Slovak Republic
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06SKAAAA01563430
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