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- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 59.95
Uses archival research to view the cultural scope of the translation issue involving the controversies surrounding Kundera's translated novels. This work focuses on the language of the novels, Kundera's 'lost' works, writing as translation, interpretation, exile, censorship, and the social responses to translated fiction in the Anglophone world. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00
-- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights. -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers. Known best for his novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Kundera is also an established poet,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 60.60
Hauptbeschreibung Karel Capek (1890-1938), Schriftsteller, Dramatiker, Kritiker und Journalist in einer Person, gehört zu den wichtigsten und bekanntesten Repräsentanten der literarischen Moderne Osteuropas. Weniger bekannt ist hingegen die philosophische Dimension seines facettenreichen Ouvres. Capek studierte Philosophie und Kunstgeschichte in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This book considers Russian, Czech and Slovak fiction in the late communist and early post-communist periods. It focuses on the most innovative trend to emerge in this period, on those writers who, during and after the collapse of communism, characterised themselves as 'liberators' of literature. It shows how these writers in their fiction and critical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old communist social and ideological frameworks. This... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00
Cognitive Paths into the Slavic Domain presents an overview of recent cognitive linguistic research on Slavic languages. It features diachronic and synchronic descriptions of nominal and verbal phenomena, event encoding strategies and discourse markers. The analyses are couched in a variety of cognitive linguistic frameworks, making the volume a worthwhile... more...
- Catbird Press 2002; US$ 9.99
Written during and right after World War I, this volume pairs two short story collections from Karel Capek, considered one of the greatest Czech writers. The first collection, ?Wayside Crosses,? presents an agonized and unsuccessful search for God and truth. These metaphysical tales are not about finding God as much as they are about discovering man?s... more...
- Scott & Nix, Inc. 2011; US$ 7.99
The completely redesigned classic Lady Cadogan's Solitaire —the first and most authoritative collection of rules of solitaire games ever published—includes easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for fascinating solitaire variations, including: The Beautiful One Kings Over Queens The Four Corners The Mill The Blockade The Clock... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 59.99
Political Action in Vaclav Havel?s Thought: The Responsibility of Resistance , by Delia Popescu, explores the Czech dissident?s theory of individual opposition, resistance to oppression, and individual responsibility. The book contributes to our understanding of both the extreme circumstances of oppression and to the subversive uses of oppression... more...