2 edition of Prague with fingers of rain found in the catalog.
Prague with fingers of rain
|Statement||Vítězslav Nezval ; translated by Ewald Osers, foreword by Ivan Klíma.|
|Genre||Translations into English, Poetry|
|Contributions||Osers, Ewald, 1917-|
|LC Classifications||PG5038.N47 P713 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||62 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||62|
|LC Control Number||2009504315|
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Prague is the story of five ex-patriots living in Budapest injust after Hungary became an independent nation. It is very self-consciously written, and is best read slowly and savored.
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They harbor the vague suspicion that their counterparts in Prague have it better, but still they hope to find adventure, inspiration, a gold rush, or history in the making/5. Foreword by Ivan Klima. Czech writer Vitezslav Nezval () was one of the leading Surrealist poets of the 20th century.
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Only Nezval had brilliance and dash enough to come up with this particular book of love letters to the city of my dreams.
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