Czech and Slovak short stories. by Jeanne W. NД›mcovГЎ

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StatementSelected, translated and with an introd. by Jeanne W. Němcová.
SeriesWorld"s classics -- 612
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 296, [1] p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19433086M

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The Sisters. 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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Most of the fifty tales assembled here from the collections of folklorist Pavol Dobsinsky are translated into English for the first time. The poetic qualities of the originals have been carefully preserved.

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