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Selver, Paul 1888-1970

Overview
Works: 120 works in 516 publications in 4 languages and 7,687 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  History  Drama  Records and correspondence  Humor  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science fiction  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PG5038.C3, 891.862
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Paul Selver
Publications by Paul Selver
Publications by Paul Selver, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Paul Selver
 
Most widely held works by Paul Selver
The good soldier, Schweik by Jaroslav Hašek( Book )
35 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
A satirical look at army life
R.U.R. and the insect play by Karel Čapek( Book )
8 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 733 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 )
29 editions published between 1923 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 676 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 566 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 475 libraries worldwide
An anthology of Czechoslovak literature by Paul Selver( Book )
21 editions published between 1929 and 1969 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
The art of translating poetry by Paul Selver( Book )
20 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Letters from England by Karel Čapek( Book )
18 editions published between 1925 and 1957 in English and German and held by 309 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 )
17 editions published between 1940 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Letters from Holland by Karel Čapek( Book )
14 editions published between 1933 and 1950 in English and held by 244 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 libraries worldwide
Tales from two pockets by Karel Čapek( Book )
7 editions published between 1932 and 1962 in English and held by 151 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 )
18 editions published in 1938 in English and Polish and held by 142 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 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 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 131 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 126 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
Letters from Spain by Karel Čapek( Book )
9 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
V cestopise přibližuje Čapek v krátkých kapitolkách atmosféru země, přírodu, stavitelské památky, svérázný život lidí, jeho folklór s nezbytnými tanci a býčími zápasy a do vtipných postřehů vkládá osobní názory a přesvědčení
Modern Russian poetry; texts and translations by Paul Selver( Book )
6 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Modern Czech poetry by Paul Selver( Book )
15 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 libraries worldwide
 
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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 (261)
Chinese (5)
German (1)
Polish (1)
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