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By Karel Jaromír Erben,Marcela Sulak

ISBN-10: 8086264416

ISBN-13: 9788086264417

Karel Erben compiled and wrote A Bouquet according to his experiences of Slavic folklore. First released in 1853, it truly is dotted with homicide and mayhem : graves beginning and the useless strolling the earth, the animate changing into the inanimate and vice versa, ogres and monsters of lake and wooden, human ameliorations similar to Ovid's Metamorphoses. Written as ballads, Marcela Sulak's new translation completely captures their cadence and rhythm in an English that's clean and lively. over the years A Bouquet has emerge as considered as a masterpiece and wellspring of proposal to artists of all stripes, together with Antonín Dvořák, who composed a sequence of symphonic poems to a few of those stories. This version additionally comprises Erben's personal notes explaining the origins of lots of those tales.

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