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An anthology of Czechoslovak literature

Paul Selver

An anthology of Czechoslovak literature

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trubner in London .
Written in English

  • Czech literature -- Translations into English.,
  • Slovak literature -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and translated with an introduction by Paul Selver.
    LC ClassificationsPG5145.E1 S4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 301, [1] p.
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6726480M
    LC Control Number29007525

    Roman Kostovski, Director Roman Kostovski has a B.A. in Russian Language and International Relations from the College of William and Mary, and an M.A. in Russian Language and Linguistics from the University of Maryland. He also holds a Lecturer of Czech Certification from Charles University in Prague. He has taught Czech at George Washington University and worked as a .

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London, K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, Czech literature, the body of writing in the Czech there was no independent Czechoslovak state, and Bohemia and Moravia—the Czech-speaking regions that, with part of Silesia, now constitute the Czech Republic—were for a long time provinces of the Habsburg Holy Roman and Austrian empires.

Because of this, the evolution of the Czechs’. Czech literature can refer to literature written in the Czech language, in the Czech Republic (formerly Czechoslovakia, earlier the Lands of the Bohemian Crown), or by Czech people.

Most literature in the Czech Republic is now written in Czech, but historically, a considerable part of Czech literary output was written in other languages as well, including Latin and German. Book Description The Long Night of the Watchman brings into English translation the writings of the renowned Czech anti-Communist dissident and Catholic thinker Vaclav Benda ().

An early signatory of Char the Czechoslovak human rights association, Benda would twice serve as a spokesman.5/5(1). Life. Paul Selver was born to a Jewish family, the son of Wolfe and Catherine (Minden) Selver.

He gained a B.A. in English and German from the University of London. After serving in the army during World War I he became a translator, novelist, and contributor to Alfred Richard Orage's magazine The New Age. Selver spoke and translated from several Germanic and Slavonic.

Key words: modern greek literature, czech literature, slovak literature, translation, Ritsos, Anthology of Czech and Slovak Poets, Cold War cultural politics, Czechoslovak Writers’ Union Yannis Ritsos, a Greek leftist poet, worked on the Anthology of Czech and Slovak Poets1 during his two stays in Czechoslovakia in the s.

Paul Selver’s most popular book is The Good Soldier Švejk. Anthology of Czechoslovak Literature by. Anthology of Modern Slavonic Literature in Prose and Verse.

with an Introd. and Literary Notes by. Paul Selver. avg rating — 0 ratings — 2 editions. Czechoslovak Literature. Category» Jewish writers nevertheless also played an important part in Czech literature.

It is true that a gap of years separates the colorful 15 th-century convert Pavel *Žídek from Siegfried *Kapper, the first modern Jewish author of significance to write in the Czech language.

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There was once a woman who had two girls. One was her own daughter, the other a Size: KB. Czech and Slovak Literature in English is a bibliography of transla­ tions published in monographic form that includes belles lettres and folklore. Several items dealing with journalism are also listed because of the close relationship between journalistic and literary work that is typical of some of the represented authors.

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The Church. Translated, with notes and introduction by Davis S. Schaff. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, p. Translation of De ecclesia. Czechoslovak Fairy Tales Branch of the New York Public Library, which has gathered together what is probably the most complete collection of Czechoslovak literature in America, and one particularly rich in folklore and children’s books.

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These tales are from: (1) Czechoslovak Fairy Tales (); (2) The Key of Gold: 23 Czech Folk Tales (): and (3) The Shoemaker's Apron: A Second Book of Czechoslovak Fairy Tales and Folk Tales (). Much of the older literature in English is from a Czech or Czechoslovak point of view, like R.W.

Seton-Watson's History of the Czechs and Slovaks (), or the Czech historian J.V. Polišenský's History of Czechoslovakia in outline (), a reprint of File Size: KB.

Romantic imagination in a comparative perspective: English and Slovak Romantic literature An Anthology of Czechoslovak Literature. The book facilitates a mutually productive dialogue. Czechoslovak Fairy Tales author: Parker Fillmore This rendering of some of the old Czechoslovak tales is not offered as a literal translation or a scholarly translation.

I have retold the stories in a way that I hope will please American children. I Pages:   Works on Czech literature "Czech literature," in The New International Encyclopædia, New York: Dodd, Mead and Co. () "The Language and Literature of Bohemia" by Cyrill Spal in Bohemian Section at the Austrian Exhibition, Earl's Court London "Modern Bohemian Poetry" by Paul Selver in An Anthology of Modern Bohemian Poetry ().

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Archival Collections Portal > Rare Book & Manuscript Library > Manfred Kridl Papers, Manfred Kridl Papers, Table of Contents. Summary. Arrangement. Box 11 "Bibliography on Czechoslovak Literature" Box 11 "Cyprien Norwid" Box 11 "Early Russian Epic Poetry (Byliny)" Box.

Comparative Literature in an Era of Globalization: The ACLA Report on the State of the Discipline. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP. Selver, P. An Anthology of Czechoslovak Literature.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. Štúr, Ľ. Das Slawenthum und die Welt der Zukunft. Bratislava: : Anton Pokrivčák, Silvia Pokrivčáková. This book is a welcome addition to the huge literature on the "Prague Spring" ofits suppression by the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies in Augustand the international ramifications.

1 The book provides three original chapters in English and translations of some of the 70 contributions in German and the documents in both. Bibliography, Translation History, Reference. Edmondson, Vlaďka, with Short, David, Czech Republic (World Bibliographical Series, vol.

) (Clio Press, Oxford, c. [CZ/SL] Kovtun, George J., Czech and Slovak Literature in English (Washington: Library of Congress, ). [Comprehensive bibliography of literature published in English, from ; the 2nd.

Anthology of Modern Slavonic Literature in Prose and Verse/On the Hill-Side; Anthology of Modern Slavonic Literature in Prose and Verse/Roundelay of Hearts; Anthology of Modern Slavonic Literature in Prose and Verse/Smetana's Quartette "From My Life" Anthology of Modern Slavonic Literature in Prose and Verse/Songs of the First May-Tide.

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Polemical essays by a Czech philosopher: some written in Czechoslovakia in the spring ofthe others from exile in Vienna and the U.S. Svitak's introduction retracts the heroic mantle draped on Cernik and Dubcek by some reporters, describing the Liberal Communists as only one element in the democratization process.Pages in category "Czechoslovak writers" The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.

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