Balázs, Sándor. A Kiáltó Szó: Volt egyszer egy szamizdat című kötet megjelenése, 2005. Könyv
Although in 1990, in the heat of the revolution, Sándor Balázs “blew the cover” of the collaborators of the samizdat in the first issue of the Korunk magazine, published two of their writings, and briefly outlined their underground activity, he could not undertake the publication of Kiáltó Szó as a volume for quite a long while. Balázs feared for a long time that he would be accused of illegally introducing printed materials from Hungary, so he decided to make the history of Kiáltó Szó public only when it seemed that the atmosphere had calmed down. For his book Balázs exclusively chose texts that were either included in the two published editions or which were manuscripts in his possession pertaining to the remaining seven issues. He did not publish those writings that had been destined to appear in the Kiáltó Szó samizdat but had been published by his former colleagues in one form or another after 1989. He defines the genre of the book as “a recollection supported by documents,” as this definition includes both the subjective approach to the subject-matter and the commitment to present facts without bias. The volume is divided into two parts. As far as the structure and contents are concerned, the first part is the reflection of the second, entitled Documents, which thematically features, ignoring chronological order, the Kiáltó Szó articles that either appeared in print or were multiplied on a typewriter. In the first part, following the presentation of the samizdat’s genesis, the individual thoughts and explanations attached to the various documents shed light on the basic conception of the editors. The volume presented in the course of 2006 definitely imprinted in public awareness the last significant underground manifestation of Transylvanian Hungarian dissidence.
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- Jánosi, Csongor
Balázs, Sándor. 2005. KiáltóSzó: Volt egyszer egy szamizdat(Screaming Word: Once There Was a Samizdat).Kolozsvár: Kriterion.
Balázs, Sándor, interview by Jánosi, Csongor , December 01, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection