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Swan, Oscar E.

Overview
Works: 40 works in 147 publications in 6 languages and 3,334 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Self-instruction  Guidebooks  Conversation and phrase books 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PG7158.A7, 491.8582421
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oscar E Swan
Holy Week : a novel of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising by Jerzy Andrzejewski( Book )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As armed battle rages in the Warsaw ghetto during the week preceding Easter of 1943, Jan Malecki, a Polish architect and cold, indecisive leftist, reluctantly takes in his Jewish old flame, Irena Lilien. Irena was a wealthy, bewitching beauty, but is now an embittered homeless fugitive with forged Aryan papers. Jan's pious and pregnant wife, Anna, is kind if condescending to Irena, and Jan's brother identifies with the Jewish insurgents. But Irena is informed on by the neighbor's acidly anti-Semitic wife
First year Polish by Oscar E Swan( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise grammar of Polish by Oscar E Swan( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning Slovak : a course for the individual or classroom learner by Oscar E Swan( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in Slovak and English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intermediate Polish by Oscar E Swan( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and Polish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polish verbs & essentials of grammar by Oscar E Swan( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grammar of contemporary Polish by Oscar E Swan( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian sounds and inflections by Oscar E Swan( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A practical reference guide to the sounds, internal structure, and grammatical forms of Russian inflected words, intended for both advanced students of the language and for prospective teachers of it."--Publisher's description
Facultative animacy in Polish : a study in grammatical gender formation by Oscar E Swan( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaleidoscope of Poland : a cultural encyclopedia by Oscar E Swan( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kaleidoscope of Poland is a highly readable volume containing short articles on major personalities, places, events, and accomplishments from the thousand-year record of Polish history and culture. Featuring approximately 900 compact text entries and 600 illustrations, it will be a handy reference at home, a perfect supplement to traditional guide books when traveling, an aid to language study, or simply browsed with enjoyment from cover to cover by anyone with an interest in Poland. The entries describe essential features of Poland from the mundane to the sublime. Whether it is bagels or the Bug River, Chopin or Madame Curie, the authors offer colorful and often witty snapshots of significant individuals, customs, folklore, historic events, phrases, places, geography, and much, much more. Beginning with the emergence of the Polish state in 966 under Mieszko I, to the resurrection of present-day Poland within the European Union, it's also a sweeping account of the tumult and triumphs the nation has witnessed through much of its history. This highly entertaining yet informative book is essentially a 'cultural dictionary, ' offering a knowledge base that can be referred to time and time again. Kaleidoscope of Poland will be welcomed by readers of Polish descent, students of Polish, or anyone planning to visit Poland--anyone seeking a greater insight into this fascinating land"--
A concise dictionary of old Russian : 11th-17th centuries by Horace G Lunt( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in Russian and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W labiryncie = Labyrinth of life by Wieslaw Oleksy( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in Polish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opowieści mojej żony = Tales told by my wife by Mirosław Żuławski( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in Polish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Routledge intermediate Polish reader : Polish through the press, internet and contemporary literature by Aniela Grundy( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Routledge Intermediate Polish Reader is designed for intermediate students of Polish and includes a wide range of graded texts. The readings are taken from an assortment of contemporary Polish writing, including extracts from modern literature and articles from magazines and newspapers. The texts have been specifically selected to ensure students receive maximum exposure to topics relevant to Polish language, history, culture and society, making this Reader an engaging and stimulating resource with a meaningful cultural context. Each reading is fully supported by: - a general introduction - text-related comprehension questions and extensive vocabulary exercises - explanations of any difficult grammar structures encountered in the text - a comprehensive glossary at the back of the book - answer key - grammar supplement Suitable for both class use and independent study, The Routledge Intermediate Polish Reader is an essential tool for vocabulary learning and increasing reading proficiency"--
Handbook of Russian declensions and conjugations by Oscar E Swan( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning Slovak by Oscar E Swan( Recording )

5 editions published in 1990 in Slovak and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russes : déclinaisons et conjugaisons by Oscar E Swan( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bike rides out of Pittsburgh : 425-plus bicycle rides from .6 to 110 miles by Oscar E Swan( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W labiryncie a textbook for the advanced study of Polish language and culture( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in Polish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaking Polish in Poland by Oscar E Swan( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in Polish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Holy Week : a novel of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Alternative Names
Swan, Oscar.

Swan, Oscar E. 1942-

Swann, Oscar.

Languages
English (83)

Polish (18)

Slovak (9)

Dutch (6)

Russian (3)

French (2)

Covers
First year PolishBeginning Slovak : a course for the individual or classroom learnerIntermediate PolishPolish verbs & essentials of grammarA grammar of contemporary PolishOpowieści mojej żony = Tales told by my wifeHandbook of Russian declensions and conjugationsBeginning Slovak