[Reading] ➺ Podoboji (Edice Jadra) By Daniela Hodrová – Tanitiyor.us

[Reading] ➺ Podoboji (Edice Jadra) By Daniela Hodrová – Tanitiyor.us
  • Kindle Edition
  • 194 pages
  • Podoboji (Edice Jadra)
  • Daniela Hodrová
  • English
  • 20 June 2017

Podoboji (Edice Jadra)Through Playful Poetic Prose, Imaginatively Blending Historical And Cultural Motifs With Autobiographical Moments, Daniela Hodrov Shares Her Unique Perception Of Prague A Kingdom Of Souls Is The First Volume Of This Author S Literary Journey An Unusual Quest For Self, For One S Place In Life And In The World, A World That For Hodrov Is Embodied In Prague From The Introduction By Elena Sokol, Professor Emerita Of Russian Studies At The College Of Wooster, Ohio

from Wikipedia Hodrov was born in Prague on 5 July 1946 She did postgraduate studies in French and comparative literature In 1972 75, she worked as an editor of Slavonic literature in the Odeon publishing house Since 1975, she worked at the Institute of Czech Literature of the Academy of Sciences prior to 1993 known as the Institute of Czech and World Literature of the Czechoslovak Academy o

10 thoughts on “Podoboji (Edice Jadra)

  1. says:

    A picture of people in a district of Prague in both life and death The story starts off at a time when all were alive, and paints the neighborhood characters until they are all dead Interesting idea about how the interactions of people continue even after death It is supposed to be a multi level story , but I missed most of it My knowledge of recent Czech history is not that good, and I think a t...

  2. says:

    A picture of families, the city of Prague and the twofold nature of all things Scenes are like mosaics and as you read through the stories it slowly draws a complex web of relationship Relationships which do not end with death Hodrova writes in metaphors and creates mystical creatures and happenings where the unbearable happens H...

  3. says:

    Teljesen meggondol s n lk l vettem le a polcr l Nem sz m tottam erre a kort rs t red kess gre, s nem is hasonl that egy m v szi Eszterh zyhoz, de van benne valami, ami m gis k l nlegess teszi, s arra k sztet, hogy jra olvassam majd.De nem kellett csal dnom a Cseh sz pirodalomban.

  4. says:

    My review

  5. says:

    The first third of this book thrilled me It read as an allegory for the history of the Czech nation, seeking to encompass the entire history, not just Hapsburg rule, The First Republic, Communism, or the Velvet Revolution The second third of this book for me grew tiresome Perhaps it was that my understanding of Czech History has some bare spots and I didn t connect the author s writing and intent, Perhaps it was that as an allegory every action and character has a signifying weight and, even, a predestiny Both the writing and the story seemed to struggle under the details and repetition of the characters routines and actions.I was refreshed for the final third of the book by the idea that, with the help of google, I could self annotate Hodrov s writing and familiarize myself with the pieces of Czech history I ve missed, and the parts of Prague that I...

  6. says:

    Magical realism I don t know It rambled on a bit and covered a lot of ground both temporally and spatially, but I found nothing to hang on to Rather like a handful of sand Perhaps that was the intention, since the kingdom of souls is after all the realm of the dead Well written for all that.

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  8. says:

    So complicated and difficult to read, liked the language, but failed to understand the story and the Big Idea of this rather pretentious novel

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