Pokusy a dobrodružství: poznámky k eseji
[Experiments and Adventures: Notes on Essay]
paperback, 146 pp., 1. edition
published: april 2008
recommended price: 155 czk
This collection of texts represents the essayistic genre in interpretative, theoretical, poetic and journalistic contributions by renowned experts and prominent Czech personalities. It brings a wide spectrum of views of the genre itself and its varied status in contemporary media. It may serve as a non-traditional textbook for future journalists and essayists as well as a concrete evidence of the contemporary state of this genre in the Czech context, as many of the texts express unique interconnection of various approaches to thinking and writing. The book of "essays on essays" presents Martin Hilský, Václav Cílek, Cyril Höschl, Jan Štolba, Petr Král, Miroslav Balvín Jr., Viktor Šlajchrt or Alena Lábová among others.