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- 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$ 51.57
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
In most contemporary historical writing, the picture of modern life in Habsburg Central Europe is rather gloomy. Centered on Vienna in the twilight years of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, it is the story of the failure of rationalism and the rise of a politics of fantasy culminating in protofascist movements. This book tells a different... more...
- Catbird Press 1998; US$ 8.99
This is the best translated and largest edition of poetry by the Czechs' only Nobel Prize–winning poet, Jaroslav Seifert (he won the prize in 1984 and died in 1986). The poetry is surprising in its simplicity, sensual, thoughtful, moving, comic in turns. Author Milan Kundera has called this collection “the tangible expression of the nation?s genius.?... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 13.84
More than a memoir, My Crazy Century explores the ways in which the epoch and its dominating totalitarian ideologies impacted the lives, character, and morality of Klíma's generation. Klíma's story begins in the 1930s, in the Terezin concentration camp outside of Prague, where he was forced to spend almost four years of his childhood. He reveals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95
Colloquial Slovak: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Slovak as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00
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... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99
Caritas-Sozialarbeit und Kirchgemeindeengagement gehören zusammen. Durch sie kommt 'Kirche zur Welt', wie es sich das Zweite Vatikanum, wie es aktuell die neue päpstliche Enzyklika 'Deus caritas est' wünscht. Die Studie belegt, dass Caritas-Sozialarbeiter und Kirchgemeindemitarbeiter nur bedingt kooperieren können und zeigt neue Perspektiven für die... more...