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Bohumil Hrabal. A Full-length Portrait

Bohumil Hrabal. A Full-length Portrait

Pelán, Jiří

subjects: Czech studies, fiction, history, history, history
series: Modern Czech Classics

paperback, 140 pp., 1. edition
translation: Short, David
published: october 2019
ISBN: 978-80-246-3909-3
recommended price: 260 czk

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Described as “one of the great prose stylists of the twentieth century,” Bohumil Hrabal ranks among the most important and
widely translated Czech authors. Jiří Pelán, a respected scholar
of Czech, French and Italian literature, approaches Hrabal as
a comparatist, expertly situating him within the context of European and world literature, as he explores the entirety of Hrabal’s oeuvre and its development over sixty years. Praised for its concise, clear and readable style, Bohumil Hrabal: A Full-length Portrait offers international readers an important Czech perspective on the world-class author.
Contains 32 photographs of Bohumil Hrabal, a list of his works’
English translations to date, and a bibliography of international
scholarship.

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