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Pirouettes on a Postage Stamp
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Hrabal, Bohumil
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-01 - Publisher: Karolinum Press

The book is a novel-interview initiated by the Hungarian journalist, writer and anti-communist activist based in Slovakia László Szigeti. It retains the chara
Pirouettes on a Postage Stamp
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Bohumil Hrabal
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

Postcards from Absurdistan
Language: en
Pages: 752
Authors: Derek Sayer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-11-01 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A sweeping history of a twentieth-century Prague torn between fascism, communism, and democracy—with lessons for a world again threatened by dictatorship Post
Transformative Fictions
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Daniel Just
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-07-27 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Transformative Fictions: World Literature and Personal Change engages with current debates in world literature over the past twenty years, addressing the nature
Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Bohumil Hrabal
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-25 - Publisher: New York Review of Books

Rake, drunkard, aesthete, gossip, raconteur extraordinaire: the narrator of Bohumil Hrabal’s rambling, rambunctious masterpiece Dancing Lessons for the Advanc
Frontier Orientalism and the Turkish Image in Central European Literature
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Charles D. Sabatos
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-15 - Publisher: Lexington Books

This comparative study analyzes the ways that Central European writers used stereotypes of the Turks to develop their national identities from the early modern
Notebooks from New Guinea
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Vojtech Novotny
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Some of the world's most advanced work on biodiversity is being carried out deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea by a team including local tribes-people. Nov
Why I Write?
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Bohumil Hrabal
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-01 - Publisher: Charles University in Prague, Karolinum Press

This collection of the earliest prose by one of literature’s greatest stylists captures, as scholar Arnault Maréchal put it, “the moment when Hrabal discov
Bohumil Hrabal. A Full-length Portrait
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Jiří Pelán
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-06 - Publisher: Charles University in Prague, Karolinum Press

Described as “one of the great prose stylists of the twentieth century,” Bohumil Hrabal ranks among the most important and widely translated Czech authors.
Rambling On
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Hrabal, Bohumil
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-01 - Publisher: Charles University in Prague, Karolinum Press

Bohumil Hrabal (1914–97) has been ranked with Jaroslav Hašek, Karel Čapek, and Milan Kundera as among the greatest twentieth-century Czech writers. Hrabal's