WorldCat Identities

Selver, Paul 1888-1970

Overview
Works: 163 works in 583 publications in 2 languages and 7,803 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  War fiction  Picaresque fiction  Short stories  History  Drama  Autobiographies  Records and correspondence  Humor  Science fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PG5038.H28, 891.8635
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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 )

31 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical look at army life
R.U.R. and the insect play by Karel Čapek( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 697 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 )

31 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a pair of comic dramas from ancient Rome, The Comedy of Errors presents a spectacle of pure farce in the spirit of utmost fun and - as the title suggests - hilarious confusion. Two sets of identical twins provide the basis for ongoing incidents of mistaken identity, within a lively plot of quarrels, arrests, and a grand courtroom denouement. One of Shakespeare's earliest dramatic efforts, the play abounds in his trademark conceits, puns, and other forms of fanciful wordplay. It also foreshadows his later and greater comedies, offering students and scholars a valuable key to the playwright's development
Thirty years in the golden north by Jan Welzl( Book )

10 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 546 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 )

13 editions published between 1928 and 1971 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Czechoslovak literature by Paul Selver( Book )

21 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 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from England by Karel Čapek( Book )

22 editions published between 1925 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Také tento cestopis je založen na vtipných postřezích a vtipných vyjádřeních. Autor jej nezatěžuje slovníkovými či historickými poznatky, všímá si lidí a všedních věcí, jako anglických parků, ulic, muzeí, nedělí s jejich
Masaryk : a biography by Paul Selver( Book )

18 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 )

16 editions published between 1933 and 1950 in English and held by 244 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 )

5 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 180 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 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from two pockets by Karel Čapek( Book )

6 editions published between 1932 and 1962 in English and held by 152 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 )

16 editions published in 1938 in English and Polish and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 140 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 138 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 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Spain by Karel Čapek( Book )

7 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V cestopise přibližuje Čapek v krátkých kapitolkách atmosféru země, přírodu, stavitelské památky, svérázný život lidí, jeho folklór s nezbytnými tanci a býčími zápasy a do vtipných postřehů vkládá osobní názory a přesvědčení
The mother; a play in three acts by Karel Čapek( Book )

4 editions published between 1939 and 1941 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Czech poetry by Paul Selver( Book )

9 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 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

Paul Selver spisovatel a překladatel

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 (263)

Polish (1)