Kosztolányi Dezső

Kosztolányi Dezső (born 29 March 1885 – died 3 November 1936) was a Hungarian poet and prose-writer.
He also produced literary translations in Hungarian, such as Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet", "The Winter's Tale", Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland", Thornton Wilder's "The Bridge of San Luis Rey", Lord Alfred Douglas' memoirs on Oscar Wilde and Rudyard Kipling's "If-". He was the first authentic translator of Rilke's poetry, and he worked a Hungarian masterpiece after Paul Valéry's "Cimetiere Marin".


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