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Josef Škvorecký.

Josef Е kvoreckГЅ

Josef Škvorecký.

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Published by Harbour Publishing in [[Madeira Park, B.C .
Written in English

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  • Škvorecký, Josef

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    ContributionsTwigg, Alan, 1952-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 242-247 :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20056863M

    Czech Josef Václav Škvorecký yō´zĕf väts´läv shkvôr´ĕtskē [key], –, Czech-born novelist, grad. Charles Univ., Prague (). Written in , Skvorecky's first novel, The Cowards (; tr. ), was banned after its publication.


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27 septembrieNáchod, Cehia – d. 3 ianuarieToronto, Ontario, Canada) a fost un scriitor și editor și-a petrecut jumătate din viață în Canada, publicând și sprijinind literatura cehă interzisă în timpul erei ățenie: Cehia, Canada. Škvorecký, Josef – (Josef Vaclav Škvorecký) PERSONAL: Surname pronounced "Shquor-et-skee"; born Septemin Nachod, Czechoslovakia; immigrated to Canada, ; son of Josef Karel (a bank clerk) and Anna Marie (Kurazova) Škvorecký; married Zdenka Salivarova (a writer and publisher), Ma Education: Charles University, Prague, Ph.D., ; postgraduate study at.

Translation, in one form or another, has always been an issue in the reading of Josef Škvorecký’s fiction. Because of his nearly lifelong fascination with jazz, Hollywood films, and American literature, his writing has from the start been marked by the English language and the Anglo-American cultural tradition; it is tempting to see the work of his Czech period () as pointing.

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