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Prague with fingers of rain

VГ­tД›zslav Nezval

Prague with fingers of rain

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Published by Bloodaxe Books, U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions] in Tarset, Northumberland, [Chester Springs, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nezval, Vítězslav, -- 1900-1958 -- Translations into English,
  • Czech poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English,
  • Surrealism -- Poetry,
  • Prague (Czech Republic) -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVítězslav Nezval ; translated by Ewald Osers, foreword by Ivan Klíma.
    GenreTranslations into English, Poetry
    ContributionsOsers, Ewald, 1917-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG5038.N47 P713 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24066869M
    ISBN 101852248165
    ISBN 109781852248161
    LC Control Number2009504315

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