Prague with Fingers of Rain

Prague with Fingers of Rain Vítězslav Nezval Ewald Osers
  • Title: Prague with Fingers of Rain
  • Author: Vítězslav Nezval Ewald Osers
  • ISBN: 9781852248161
  • Page: 244
  • Format: Paperback
  • Prague with Fingers of Rain Vítězslav Nezval Ewald Osers Prague with Fingers of Rain Czech writer Vitezslav Nezval was one of the leading Surrealist poets of the th century Prague with Fingers of Rain is his classic collection in which Prague s many sided life its glamo
    Czech writer Vitezslav Nezval 1900 58 was one of the leading Surrealist poets of the 20th century Prague with Fingers of Rain is his classic 1936 collection in which Prague s many sided life its glamorous history, motley weather, diverse population becomes symbolic of what is contradictory and paradoxical in life itself Mixing real and surreal, Nezval evokes life s cCzech writer Vitezslav Nezval 1900 58 was one of the leading Surrealist poets of the 20th century Prague with Fingers of Rain is his classic 1936 collection in which Prague s many sided life its glamorous history, motley weather, diverse population becomes symbolic of what is contradictory and paradoxical in life itself Mixing real and surreal, Nezval evokes life s contradictoriness in a series of psaim like poems of puzzled love and generous humanity Translated from Czech by Ewald Osers Nezval was perhaps the most prolific writer in Prague during the 1920s and 30s An original member of the avant garde group of artists, Devetsil, he was a founding figure of the Poetist movement.
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    About Vítězslav Nezval Ewald Osers


    1. One of the most prolific avant garde Czech writers in the first half of the twentieth century and a co founder of the Surrealist movement in Czechoslovakia.


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    1. This was a souvenir from when I visited Prague I heard about Nezval for the first time on a poetry night when someone read his fantastic poem Vaarwel en doekje In Prague I visited Nezval s grave and bought this poetry collection He belonged to the poetry group Dev tsil , to which Jaroslav Seifert was a member too I m very fond of Seifert s poetry and reading Nezval gave me just the same reading pleasure Perhaps it is the overal feeling I get by Czech avant garde, but even though their poetry is [...]

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    2. This collection of V t zslav Nezvals poems about Prague might share a similar structure with those in Absolute Gravedigger, but the latter is a superior collection Nezvals imagination simply shines in a way that it does not elsewhere when he is in the rustic Bohemia of his mind That being said, this is still a great collection that any Prague lover should acquire, as his descriptions of an oft described city are authentic, vivid and filled with a positivity to the approach one has towards life A [...]

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    3. A short volume of Nezval s work, so a good choice for exploration.

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    4. Balmy, historically informed surrealism.

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    5. beautifuli love this collectioni have read it six times in the last month or sowe are going to get married and have some kids soonwe are so in lovei want to grow old with this collection.

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    6. i don t often read poetry, so this was a nice change of pace i really enjoyed it and will probably find myself thumbing through it fairly often to re read some of my favorites or the whole book

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