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  • Colloquial Czechby James Naughton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 82.95

    Colloquial Czech provides a step-by-step course in Czech as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Czech in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...

  • 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...

  • Slavic Gender Linguisticsby Margaret H. Mills

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 165.00

    This edited volume offers the first comprehensive collection devoted to the study of Slavic gender linguistics by a team of international Slavic linguists. It features eleven highly-original, data-driven contributions representing a variety of approaches to this understudied and underrepresented area of contemporary Slavic linguistics. For those working... more...

  • Slavic Prosodyby Christina Y. Bethin

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 67.00

    Slavic Prosody, first published in 1998, is about the Slavic languages and how they have changed over time. 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 62.82

    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...

  • Czech: An Essential Grammarby James Naughton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    Czech: An Essential Grammar is a practical reference guide to the core structures and features of modern Czech. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Czech in short, readable sections. Suitable for either independent study or for... more...

  • The Nominal Structure in Slavic and Beyondby Anastasia Giannakidou; Lilia Schürcks; Urtzi Etxeberria

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    The contributions in this volume shed new light on the discussion of whether the DP hypothesis applies universally or not. The issue is prominent not only for Slavic languages. Drawing on evidence from many other languages, Greek, East Asian, and Basque among them, the book has important implications for answering fundamental questions about the nature... more...