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  • Translating Milan Kunderaby Michelle Woods

    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...

  • Milan Kunderaby Harold Bloom

    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...

  • Distanzierte Näheby Peter-Georg Albrecht

    Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 39.99

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  • Karel Capeks Poetik der noetischen Detektion im Kontext seiner Pragmatismus-Rezeptionby Alexander Borais

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 63.82

    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...

  • The Poetry of Jaroslav Seifertby George Gibian; Ewald Osers

    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...

  • My Crazy Centuryby Ivan Klíma

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 16.03

    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...

  • Literature in Post-Communist Russia and Eastern Europeby Rajendra Anand Chitnis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This book considers Russian, Czech and Slovak fiction in the late communist and early post-communist periods, focusing on the most innovative trend in this period, on those writers who characterised themselves as 'liberators' of literature. more...

  • Narrating Post/Communismby Natasa Kovacevic

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book examines communist and post-communist literary and visual narratives, including the writings of prominent anti-communist dissidents and exiles such as Vladimir Nabokov, Czeslaw Milosz and Milan Kundera, exploring important themes including how Eastern European regimes and cultures have been portrayed as totalitarian, barbarian and "Orientalist" ?... more...

  • Cognitive Paths into the Slavic Domainby Agata Kochanska; Dagmar Divjak

    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...

  • Lady Cadogan's Solitaireby Lady Adelaide Cadogan; Lady Adelaide Cadogan

    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 ...and... more...