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


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

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Includes indexes.

Statementby George J. Kovtun.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. European Division.
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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[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 .

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