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Czech and Slovak literature in English

George J. Kovtun

Czech and Slovak literature in English

a bibliography

by George J. Kovtun

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Published by European Division, Library of Congress in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Czech literature -- Translations into English -- Bibliography.,
  • Slovak literature -- Translations into English -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementby George J. Kovtun.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. European Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ2138.L5 K68 1984, PG5145.E1 K68 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3175184M
    ISBN 100844404365
    LC Control Number83017565


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Slovak literature, the body of literature produced in the Slovak the 18th century there was no systematic attempt to establish a literary language Czech and Slovak literature in English book the basis of the Slovak dialects, which, though closely related to Czech, had developed a separate identity from the early Middle decline of literary Czech in the early 18th century, however, generated an.

Another younger Slovak writer is Martin M. Šimečka (b. ), son of the notable Bratislava-based Czech dissident writer Milan Šimečka, and author of an autobiographical novel reflecting the life of a dissident's child, Džin (, ), was published in English translation as Year of the Frog ().

[Comprehensive bibliography of literature published in English, from ; the 2nd edition (available for download in PDF format) adds selected works from ] [CZ/SL] Naughton, James, "Czech and Slovak", in The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation, ed.

Peter France (Oxford: OUP, ), pp. I have spoken up before about the absence of Slovak literature translated into English. Ask for it in Bratislava’s English language bookstores and you get strange looks or apologetic shrugs – almost as if, with such a readily available abundance of Czech literature in English, Slovak literature doesn’t need to be showcased in other languages.

A few editions. English-language fiction is the main gate into the world of literature. English translations of books by contemporary Slovak authors are still scarce, but in recent years their promotion has somewhat shifted. It turns out that the demanding efforts to cultivate contacts with English publishers might not be just vain attempts.

Czech literature is the literature written in the Czech earliest literary works written in Czech date to the 14th century. Modern literature may be divided into the periods of national awakening in the 19th century; the avant-garde of the interwar period (); the years under Communism and the Prague Spring (); and the literature of the post-Communist.

Melvyn Clarke is a graduate of the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, where he studied Czech and Slovak language and literature for three years under David Short, Robert Pynsent and Karel Brušák, as well as Central European history. He has translated a broad range of Czech and Slovak texts, including fiction, legal, commercial, marketing, journalistic.

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Check out our great hotel deals in Ontario, California today., Book your Ontario hotel reservations today for the. Slovak literature is still mostly unknown to the English-speaking public, but with an increased focus on translating original poems, short stories, and novels into English in order to reach a larger audience, it is now possible to enjoy several outstanding works by Slovak authors.

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Czech and Slovak Literature in English. 2nd. Washington DC: Library of Congress, Kramoris, Ivan J., ed. & tr. An Anthology of Slovak Poetry: A Selection of Lyric and Narrative Poems and Folk Ballads in Slovak and English. Scranton, PA: The Obrana Press, English translation in from a Czech translation of the Slovak original, republished and Link to book.

Link to libraries. Dominik Tatarka, Wicker Chairs. [Prútené kreslá.] Translation in Link to book. Link to libraries.

Peter Balgha, "People and Ants." ["O mravcoch a ľuďoch." ("Of Ants and People.")]. Petra Hůlová: One of the youngest writers on this list, her debut novel was awarded Book of the Year by Lidové noviny and won a Magnesia Litera Prize as Discovery of the book is available in English.

All this Belongs to Me; Arnošt Lustig: This renowned Czech author left Czechoslovakia after the Prague Spring, but has since ´s been honored for his. Czech literature in the 16th century was predominantly didactic and scholarly, reflecting the humanism of the European Renaissance. The Moravian bishop Jan Blahoslav completed an early translation of the New Testament, and the lexicographer Daniel Adam of Veleslavín further enriched the vocabulary of humanist Czech, but the most significant landmark of the period.

Jump to: Introduction Undergraduate Studies Reading Lists Learn More and the Czechs and Slovaks Graduate Studies (Doctoral) Research Introduction The study of Czech – with closely related Slovak – is a gateway to the rich culture and turbulent history of Central Europe and an ideal introduction to the Slavonic languages.

The Czechs and their magnificent capital. While a few Slovak authors have had their works published abroad, mostly in neighboring countries such as the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Germany, the English-speaking market has proved particularly difficult to break into with only a handful of book-length translations of Slovak books published over the past couple of decades.

tions to adult literature. Czech and Slovak Literature in English attempts to be as complete as possible but does not claim to be comprehensive. It lists translated writings from the first known works by English translators (the earliest item is dated ) to the end of The only com­ parable bibliography, compiled by Richard C.

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The study of Czech and Slovak history made slight headway within an emerging overall field of Slavic studies after World War I. 8 During the war, Allied and emigre propagandists had hailed the strivings of liberal nationalists among the Austro-Hungarian Slavs to be free of the Habsburg dynasty and its faithful supporters among the German and.

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Ideal for KS2 primary school children and also secondary school students. Apart from Slovak, she also translates from Czech, Polish, Russian and German. Her first book translated from Slovak into English was Samko Tále’s Cemetery Book by Daniela Kapitáňová.

Her translations of Big Love by Balla, Bellevue by Ivana Dobrakovová, and The Night Circus and Other Stories by Uršuľa Kovalyk were published this year. Czech literature, literary works that constitute part of the Czech culture and, except for some early compositions written in liturgical languages, is in the Czech language.

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Authors from this period are Saint Cyril, Saint Methodius and Clement of Ohrid. Like Czech, Polish, and Ukrainian writing, Slovak literature transcended the merely literary to become an influential political and cultural tool: Slovak writers and poets played an important role in promoting and protecting the culture and language of their people against invading by: 2.

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