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Selver, Paul 1888-1970

Overview
Works: 116 works in 521 publications in 3 languages and 7,681 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  History  Drama  Records and correspondence  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science fiction  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PG5038.C3, 891.862
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Most widely held works about Paul Selver
 
Most widely held works by Paul Selver
R.U.R. and the insect play by Karel Čapek( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josef and Karel Capek were the best known literary figures of liberated Czechoslovakia after 1918. This volume contains Rossums' Universal Robots and The Insect Play, depicting the horrors of a regimented technical world
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) : a fantastic melodrama by Karel Čapek( Book )

32 editions published between 1923 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.U.R.-- written in 1920 -- garnered worldwide acclaim for its author and popularized the word "robot." Mass produced, efficient, and servile labor, Capek's robots remember everything, but lack creative thought, and the Utopian life they provide ultimately lacks meaning. When the robots revolt, killing all but one of their masters, they must atttempt to learn the secret of self-duplication
Thirty years in the golden north by Jan Welzl( Book )

10 editions published in 1932 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translated from the Czech. Wanderings of trapper and trader in Arctic Siberia and Alaska. Possibly fictitious
My war memoirs by Edvard Beneš( Book )

11 editions published between 1928 and 1971 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of translating poetry by Paul Selver( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from England by Karel Čapek( Book )

20 editions published between 1925 and 1957 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Také tento cestopis je založen na vtipných postřezích a vtipných vyjádřeních. Autor jej nezatěžuje slovníkovými či historickými poznatky, všímá si lidí a všedních věcí, jako anglických parků, ulic, muzeí, nedělí s jejich
Masaryk : a biography by Paul Selver( Book )

20 editions published between 1940 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Holland by Karel Čapek( Book )

14 editions published between 1933 and 1950 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soubor vtipných cestopisných pozorování, všímajících si lidských typů, měst a jejich typických zvláštností, dopravního ruchu s převládajícími velocipédy, krajiny s grachty, kanály a větrnými mlýny, životního stylu, obrazáren
Power and glory; a drama in three acts by Karel Čapek( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from two pockets by Karel Čapek( Book )

7 editions published between 1932 and 1962 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of philosophical crime stories. Typical is The Last Judgment in which God refuses to pass judgment on a man accused of murder, preferring to leave the verdict to a court of men. The reason? Being God he knows everything there is to know, therefore he cannot be an impartial judge. By the author of War with the Newts
Blackmail or war by Geneviève Tabouis( Book )

19 editions published in 1938 in English and Polish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalistisk beretning om forspillet til "anschluß"
The land of many names; a play in three acts and a transformation by Josef Čapek( Book )

4 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of modern Slavonic literature in prose and verse by Paul Selver( Book )

12 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orage and the New age circle : reminiscences and reflections by Paul Selver( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mother; a play in three acts by Karel Čapek( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1941 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Známé drama, v němž autor r. 1938 vyzýval veřejnost k aktivnímu boji proti imperialismu. Prostá, inteligentní žena, která ztratila na bojišti společenských zápasů muže a čtyři děti, chce uchránit před smrtí alespoň nejmladšího syna. I jeho však posílá do boje, když je vlast napadena sousedními útočníky
Modern Russian poetry; texts and translations by Paul Selver( Book )

5 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Czech poetry by Paul Selver( Book )

14 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollar, a Czech emigré in England by Johannes Urzidil( Book )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and German and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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R.U.R. and the insect play
Alternative Names
Paul Selver Writer and translator

Selver, P.

Selver, P. 1888-1970

Selver, P. (Paul), 1888-1970

Selver, Percy Paul 1888-

Selver, Percy Paul 1888-1970

Персі Пол Селвер

Languages
English (209)

German (2)

Polish (1)

Covers
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) : a fantastic melodramaModern Czech poetry