39 () 1 On KAREL CAPEK – besprochen von Raoul Eshelman ing concern: . Steiner singles out Capek’s Apokryfy for critical reassessment as a neglected, . Přesto se mi apokryfy moc líbí a jen je to má další kniha v řadě přečtených O escritor tcheco Karel Čapek () já foi objeto de estudo de dois textos. Kniha apokryfů has ratings and 31 reviews. Piet said: Einige Geschichten sind klug und witzig, andere nur klug. Die meisten unterhaltsam. Meine Favor.

Author: Tauk Kashakar
Country: Ecuador
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Travel
Published (Last): 25 April 2009
Pages: 483
PDF File Size: 19.26 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.14 Mb
ISBN: 808-4-16972-958-1
Downloads: 4906
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tall

There is his true place and sphere of action. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. This was an absolutely enjoyable read from beginning to end. But now and then he can look at a mountain or the sky and say to himself that from there his truths and such things still exist and nothing has been stolen from him; rather, they have blended together with something far more free and unbounded that is no longer his aplkryfy alone.

Karel Čapek | Open Library

Compilation of short stories focused on the various famous real or fictional people and their dealing with particular moral dilemma, which rose around them. Please enter recipient e-mail address es.

The stronger we are, the more enemies we have. That’s what we’ve done since time began: It was written inbut it’s message applies equally to Nazi death camp, Siberian gulags and McCarthy’s black lists. Why pamper lazy churls? You already recently rated this item. Advanced Search Find a Library. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Czech View all editions and formats.


Some are thought-provoking I imagine all are meant to besome amusing, but some just seem kind of silly. Anyway, there are plenty of good, decent people who don’t like these times at all, and some of them are downright unhappy if not disgusted at having to live on a street that’s so blighted and brutal they don’t even poke their noses outside.

The author clearly has a great mind, but the pieces are limited vignettes. Written between two world wars of unprecedented savagery and irrational hatred, these stories According to wikipedia, apocrypha are works, usually written works, that are of unknown authorship, or of doubtful authenticity, or spurious, or not considered to be within a particular canon.

It’s entirely possible that the new chair is better, more beautiful, and more comfortable than the others, but why in heaven’s name shouldn’t a tired man be able to sit on whatever wretched, worm-eaten, or rock-hard chair he likes?

Kniha apokryf°u (Book, ) []

Written between two world wars of unprecedented savagery and irrational hatred, these stories that started as newspaper articles go way beyond the clever and funny literary bagatelle and become a humanist manifesto and a weapon against tyranny and discrimination everywhere. Finally last year, in the west of Ireland, in a second hand bookshop, I chanced on this volume.

Jan 08, Adi rated it really liked it. Ten Centavos is the story of a man who is subjected to a newspaper led witchhunt.

Kniha apokryfů

Hardcoverpages. If they can’t earn their living, let ’em drop dead.

These tales were fun to read. Where would kzrel like to go? You people are like children who believe that the whole world ends at their horizon and that nothing lies beyond it. Some are thought-provoking I imagine all are meant to besome amusing, but some just seem kind of silly. Citations are based on reference standards. Sep 24, Henry Martin rated it really liked it Shelves: This was a reread for me.


Tht’s why we must be the strongest force. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Was it for the beautiful face of Helen? Now let’s say you tell yourself that this century’s not for you. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The stories are deeply ironic and yet never cruel or morbid, even when the subject matter is rather grotesque ‘Brother Francis’ for example.

Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Aug 26, Zuzana rated it really liked it. And how can he accommodate himself to hating when his entire life has been spent teaching people to love one another? It is also kare excellent forerunner of the style embraced a couple of generations later by Italo Calvino and Douglas Adams, proof that every age has its champions of irreverent thinking Aesop, La Fontaine, Montesquieu, Swift, etc The Anonymous Letter is another example of the visionary clarity of Capek.

Jun 20, Saravana Sastha Kumar rated it really liked it. Henrique Kopittke rated it liked it Jan 11, No, do as our forefathers’s experience teaches us to do: I especially liked the Romeo and Juliet tale and the Archimedes tale. Paul rated cspek liked it Jan 22, Each of you makes his own truth and forbids all other truths.