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Nezval was one of the founders of the avant-garde group Dev_tsil (Nine Powers) which revolutionized Czech literature in the 1920s. Nezval's second volume of poetry, The Marvelous Magician, spoke for the poet's violent struggles in the underworld against society, influencing Jaroslav Seifert and others. In the 1930s, affected in part by his journeys to Paris, Nezval discove ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Green Integer
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Sep 30, 2008 rated it liked it
Leave it to Rothenberg to introduce a virtually unknown brilliant literary figure to the states. We owe him props for that. And the translations aren't problematic. Unfortunately, though, he and his co-translator just picked through some books and made a sort of compilation (perhaps luckily for other translators) but really ignored some of his more interesting texts (like Pantomima).
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Nov 09, 2009 rated it really liked it
My review-essay on Nezval is here:
http://greeninteger.blogspot.com/2009...
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Shelves: czech, surrealism, poetry
I haven't read all of these, but I look forward to getting my own copy of the book and reading more in my leisure (?!). Even in translation, Nezval is amazing.
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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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