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Čapek, Josef 1887-1945

Overview
Works: 992 works in 2,338 publications in 6 languages and 9,826 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Fiction  Biographies  Juvenile works  Folklore  Personal correspondence  Autographs  Quotations  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Editor, Creator, Other, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Book designer, Honoree, Librettist
Classifications: PN6112, 808.82
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Most widely held works about Josef Čapek
 
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Most widely held works by Josef Čapek
Twenty best European plays on the American stage by John Gassner( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger at the gates--The lark--A Month in the country--My three angels--Ondine --The Madwoman of Chaillot--No exit-Jacobowsky and the Colonel--The sea gull --Noah--Volpone--(etc.)
The gardener's year by Karel Čapek( Book )

20 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is seldom that a practical guide to gardening attains the level of a literary masterpiece, still more seldom that a book on gardening can amuse and instruct even those who have no garden to plant., nor the faintest interest in acquiring one. The GardenerGÇÖs Year is a charismatic product of Karel CapekGÇÖs genius: amusing, informative, and full of a quizzical interest in people, animals and plants. In this new version, Geoffrey Newsome GÇôthe highly acclaimed translator of CapekGÇÖs witty Letters from England GÇôhas captured the grace and irony of the original Czech, to produce a volume that
I had a dog and a cat by Karel Čapek( Book )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2000 in English and Czech and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rozmarné i vážné, vtipnými kresbami doprovázené vyprávění o radostech i trampotách, které do autorova života vneslo majetnictví psa a kočky. Je nejen brilantní ukázkou vypravěčského umění, ale i dokladem hlubokého porozumění
The world we live in : (the insect comedy) : a play in three acts with prologue and epilogue by Josef Čapek( Book )

5 editions published between 1933 and 1982 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All but a few of the characters are insects that are anthropomorphized (given human qualities). The brothers commented on human society in their place and time period (Czechoslovakia in the post-World War I era) via these insects
R.U.R. : and the insect play by Karel Čapek( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains Rossums' Universal Robots and The Insect Play, depicting the horrors of a regimented technical world
Das Jahr des Gärtners by Karel Čapek( Book )

54 editions published between 1929 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kniha humorných črt, které uveřejňovaly Lidové noviny na sklonku dvacátých let, vypráví o vášni a trampotách městských zahrádkářů. Miniaturní výsek přírody poskytuje K. Čapkovi, zasvěcenému botanikovi a zkušenému zahrádkáři, dostatek látky k rozveselení čtenáře i k probuzení jeho zájmu o taje života rostlin a zároveň o trpělivé a nezištné lopocení zahrádkářských amatérů
Kulhavý poutnik : co jsem na světe uviděl by Josef Čapek( Book )

43 editions published between 1936 and 1997 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nové vydání meditativní knihy z třicátých let, v níž spisovatel a malíř J. Čapek, nalézaje vzor v postavě Komenského Labyrintu, líčí symbolickou cestu životem s jednotlivými zastaveními a setkáními a konečný obrat do vlastního nitra - "do domu srdce svého". Autor si zde klade a po svém řeší řadu otázek o smyslu života, jako např. odkud jsem, čím jsem sobě i druhým, kam jdu, jaké je místo smrti v mém životě, jaký má můj život smysl, v čem tkví štěstí
The land of many names; a play in three acts and a transformation by Josef Čapek( Book )

5 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine fairy tales by Karel Čapek : and one more thrown in for good measure by Karel Čapek( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in French and English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Containing fairies, talking animals and supernatural beings, this is a collection of wise parables of Czech life
Povídání o pejskovi a kočičce; jak spolu hospodaŕili a ještě o všelijakých jiných věcech by Josef Čapek( Book )

75 editions published between 1929 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about a dog and a cat
Fairy tales : with one extra as a makeweight by Joseph Čapek by Karel Čapek( Book )

12 editions published between 1933 and 1999 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stín kapradiny by Josef Čapek( Book )

37 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends Rudolf and Václav are poaching in the forest when they come across a gamekeeper and brutally kill him. Rather than face justice they escape into the forest. The author's description of the natural beauty which surrounds the poachers lies in contrast with the remorse of conscience which they feel more and more intensely. They continue to commit more crimes and because of this they can no longer leave the forest, which thus becomes like their prison
Adam the creator : a comedy in six scenes and an epilogue by Karel Čapek( Book )

9 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psáno do mraků. 1936-1939 by Josef Čapek( Book )

27 editions published between 1947 and 1993 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knížka je pestrou paletou autorova myšlenkového světa, který je tu zachycen v nejčastější podobě jeho prožívání - v aforistickém záznamu a ve stručném zamyšlení. I postřehy a úvahy subjektivnějšího rázu se vyslovují k
Nejskromnější umění by Josef Čapek( Book )

24 editions published between 1920 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ze života hmyzu : komedie o třech aktech s předehrou a epilogem by Karel Čapek( Book )

24 editions published between 1921 and 1958 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirická komedie, která na fantastických výjevech ze života motýlů, brouků a mravenců pranýřuje závažnější formy lidských nectností. Nakonec však vyznívá chvalozpěvem na pomoc člověka člověku
Harum scarum by Josef Čapek( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about a dog and a cat
Stín kapradiny : povídka by Josef Čapek( Book )

23 editions published between 1930 and 1987 in Czech and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baladická povídka sleduje cestu dvou mladých pytláků, kteří jsou přistiženi při činu, zastřelí hajného, jsou prozrazeni a prchají hlubokými lesy před spravedlností. Není však pro ně záchrany, všechno se staví proti nim: les se jim stává vězením, rozpadá se jejich kamarádství, s rostoucí úporností je pronásleduje přízrak zabitého hajného, kupí se hněv lidí, popuzených jejich čerstvými násilnostmi a zločiny. Kruh se nakonec uzavírá, oba štvanci hynou. Za základ tohoto vydání vzato znění vydání druhého z r. 1930
Der Sohn des Bösen. -- by Josef Čapek( Book )

9 editions published between 1918 and 1973 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam the creator by Karel Čapek( Book )

3 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The gardener's year
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R.U.R. : and the insect playNine fairy tales by Karel Čapek : and one more thrown in for good measure
Alternative Names
Bratří Čapkové.

Bratří Čapkové 1887-1945

Čapek 1887-1945

Čapek 1887-1945 Bratrí

Čapek 1887-1945 Familie

Čapek Bratrí 1887-1945

Čapek, Iozef

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Capek, Jos.

Capek, Josef

Čapek, Josef 1887-1945

Čapek Joseph

Čapek, Joseph 1887-1945

Čapek, Jozef

Čapek, Jozef, 1887-1945

Čapekas Josefas

Čapeks, J. (Jozefs), 1887-1945

Čapeks, Jozefs, 1887-1945

Čapka, Josefa 1887-1945

Capkove, Bratri

Čapkové Bratrí 1887-1945

Čapkové, Josef 1887-1945

Chapek, Iozef

Chapekku, Yosefu 1887-1945

Czapek, Josef.

Czapek, Józef.

Iosephus Čapek

Josef Čapek

Josef Čapek ĉeĥa pentristo kaj verkisto

Josef Čapek český spisovateľ a maliar

Josef Čapek Czech painter and writer

Josef Čapek (festő) cseh festő, grafikus, író

Josef Čapek malarz i pisarz czeski

Josef Čapek peintre, écrivain, photographe et illustrateur tchèque.

Josef Čapek Pintor y escritor checo

Josef Čapek schrijver uit Tsjechië (1887-1945)

Josef Čapek scrittore ceco

Josef Čapek tschechischer Maler und Schriftsteller

Josef Čapek Tsjekkisk billedkunstner, forfatter og fotograf

Qiapeike, Yuesefu, 1887-1945

Γιόσεφ Τσάπεκ

Ёсеф Чапек

Йозеф Чапек

Чапек, Й. (Йозеф), 1887-1945

Чапек, И. (Иосиф), 1887-1945

Чапек Йозеф

Чапек, Йозеф, 1887-1945

Чапек, Иосиф, 1887-1945

Јосеф Чапек

צ׳אפק, יוזף

צ'אפק, יוזף

צ'אפק, יוסף

צ'פק, יוסף

چوسيف كاپيك

요세프 차페크

요세프 차페크 1887-1945

차페크, 요세프 1887-1945

チャペック, ヨゼフ

ヨゼフ・チャペック

約瑟夫·恰佩克

Languages
Czech (340)

English (89)

German (26)

French (3)

Japanese (2)

Russian (1)