The Poetry of Jaroslav Seifert

The Poetry of Jaroslav Seifert

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In 1984, Jaroslav Seifert (1901-1986) was the first Czech to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Although Seifert lived through the many historic turns of his homeland, his was not a political poetry, except in its constant expression of love for his homeland, its beauties and its values. He was the great poet of Prague, of love, of the senses. His work was unpretentious, lyrical yet irreverent, earthy, charming. Seifert was known for the simplicity of his verse, yet his poems are full of surprises, never what at first they seem. They are marked by imagery that is beautiful or comical, by good, deep values, and by love in all its forms. This is a collection of poetry written throughout his life.
Publisher: North Haven, CT : Catbird Press, [1998]
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9781936053438
9780945774396
Branch Call Number: 891.8 Se
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages)

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