WorldCat Identities

Selver, Paul 1888-1970

Overview
Works: 138 works in 567 publications in 3 languages and 7,742 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  War fiction  Picaresque fiction  Short stories  History  Drama  Autobiographies  Records and correspondence  Humor  Legislative hearings 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PG5038.H28, 891.8635
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Paul Selver
 
Most widely held works by Paul Selver
The good soldier Švejk : and his fortunes in the World War by Jaroslav Hašek( Book )

32 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,079 WorldCat member 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 699 WorldCat member 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 )

36 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 WorldCat member 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 held by 549 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 1928 and 1971 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Czechoslovak literature by Paul Selver( Book )

20 editions published between 1929 and 1969 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of translating poetry by Paul Selver( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from England by Karel Čapek( Book )

21 editions published between 1925 and 1957 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masaryk : a biography by Paul Selver( Book )

19 editions published between 1940 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Holland by Karel Čapek( Book )

13 editions published between 1933 and 1950 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member 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 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of modern Slavonic literature in prose and verse by Paul Selver( Book )

12 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from two pockets by Karel Čapek( Book )

7 editions published between 1932 and 1962 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member 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 )

19 editions published in 1938 in English and Polish and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalistisk beretning om forspillet til "anschluß"
Modern Russian poetry; texts and translations by Paul Selver( Book )

5 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orage and the New age circle : reminiscences and reflections by Paul Selver( Book )

8 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of many names; a play in three acts and a transformation by Josef Čapek( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Spain by Karel Čapek( Book )

7 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member 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 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Czech poetry by Paul Selver( Book )

12 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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R.U.R. and the insect play
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R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) : a fantastic melodrama
Alternative Names
P. S., 1888-1970

S, P., 1888-1970

Selver P.

Selver, P. 1888-1970

Selver, P. (Paul), 1888-1970

Selver, Paul, 1888-

Selver, Percy Paul 1888-

Selver, Percy Paul 1888-1970

Персі Пол Селвер

Languages
English (272)

Chinese (1)

Polish (1)