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good soldier Švejk and his fortunes in the World War

Jaroslav Hasek

good soldier Švejk and his fortunes in the World War

by Jaroslav Hasek

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Published by Penguin Books, Viking Penguin in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in

    Places:
  • Czechoslovakia
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Czechoslovakia -- Fiction.,
    • Soldiers -- Czechoslovakia -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za světové války.

      StatementJaroslav Hašek ; a new and unabridged translation from the Czech by Cecil Parrott with the original illustrations by Josef Lada.
      SeriesPenguin modern classics
      ContributionsParrott, Cecil, Sir, 1909-, Lada, Josef, 1887-1957.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPG5038.H28 O713 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 752 p. :
      Number of Pages752
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2620492M
      ISBN 100140035680
      LC Control Number85187210

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      The Good Soldier Svejk and His Fortunes in the World War (Book): Hasek, Jaroslav: The Good Soldier Svejk, written in the aftermath of World War I by Czech humorist Jaroslav Hasek (), stands as the classic satiric portrait of a little man waging war against authority. The unassuming and affable Svejk, having been called to serve in the Austro-Hungarian army at the start of the Great. Genre/Form: Fiction Picaresque literature War stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hašek, Jaroslav, Good soldier Švejk and his fortunes in the World War.

      : The Good Soldier Svejk and His Fortunes in the World War (Penguin modern classics) by Jaroslav Hasek () () by Jaroslav Hasek and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). Title: The Good Soldier Svejk: And His Fortunes In The World War Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Decem Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English.


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Hašek, a famous anarchist and one of the most celebrated of Czech authors, intended The Good Soldier Svejk to comprise six volumes, but inhe passed away from. Drunkard, malingerer, oaf and possible genius - the story of Czech soldier Svejk and his misadventures in the First World War is one of the most hilar The Good Soldier Svejk (and His Fortunes in the World War) -   The Good Soldier Svejk: and His Fortunes in the World War Paperback – Dec 27 by Jaroslav Hasek (Author), Josef Lada (Illustrator), Cecil Parrott (Introduction, Translator) out of 5 stars ratings See all 11 formats and editions/5().

In The Good Soldier Svejk, celebrated Czech writer and anarchist Jaroslav Hasek combined dazzling wordplay and piercing satire in a hilariously subversive depiction of the futility of war. Jaroslav Hašek's black satire, the inspiration for such works as Joseph Heller's Catch Good-natured and garrulous, Švejk becomes the Austro-Hungarian army's most loyal Czech soldier when he is called up on the outbreak of the First World War - although his bumbling attempts to get to the front serve only to prevent him from reaching it/5(15).

But there are aspects to the novel which survive even these difficult conditions, nuances which make The Good Soldier Švejk a worthwhile read, even today. Following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, World War I has begun.

Švejk, a bumbling, 'imbecilic' Czech, wishes to become a soldier and serve his country. The novel is fairly thin on plot: it's World War I in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (and environs), and our good bonny soldier Svejk, skilled at acting the idiot, finds himself in /5. Czech soldier, as he navigates the trials of World War I.

Thrust into the Austro-Hungarian Empire's army inSvejk, "one of the great characters of 20th century literature" (New Republic), embarks on a wild trip through war-ravaged Europe as he fakes illnesses, is captured by his own men, and takes on various quixotic quests to avoid.

The book follows Svejk, who is either an idiot or very good at playing one — as he becomes a Czech soldier during World War I. Onto the next antic The latter’s dream, where he and an army of shattered soldier’s corpses go to Heaven is truly moving and the book’s funniest moments come from them and their relationships.

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