WorldCat Identities

Selver, Paul 1888-1970

Overview
Works: 190 works in 664 publications in 2 languages and 8,076 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  War fiction  Picaresque fiction  Short stories  Science fiction  History  Science fiction plays  Autobiographies  Novels 
Roles: Translator, Author, Contributor, Other, 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 )

36 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in English and held by 1,071 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 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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) by Karel Čapek( Book )

34 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 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 )

9 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of the Arctic, as dictated to two journalists
My war memoirs by Edvard Beneš( Book )

15 editions published between 1928 and 1971 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Czechoslovak literature by Paul Selver( Book )

22 editions published between 1929 and 1969 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The present volume contains English rendering from the works of Czech and Slovak authors in prose and verse, mostly modern and many of them contemporary" -- Preface
The art of translating poetry by Paul Selver( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from England by Karel Čapek( Book )

28 editions published between 1925 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 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 held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Holland by Karel Čapek( Book )

16 editions published between 1933 and 1950 in English and held by 251 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
Tales from two pockets by Karel Čapek( Book )

8 editions published between 1932 and 1962 in English and held by 207 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
Anthology of modern Slavonic literature in prose and verse by Paul Selver( Book )

13 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and glory; a drama in three acts by Karel Čapek( Book )

5 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Russian poetry; texts and translations by Paul Selver( Book )

6 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackmail or war by Geneviève Tabouis( Book )

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

Journalistisk beretning om forspillet til "anschluß"
Orage and the New age circle : reminiscences and reflections by Paul Selver( Book )

9 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Spain by Karel Capek( Book )

7 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in English and held by 132 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 )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1941 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama of futile but unregretted death of ideals
R.U.R. (Rossum's universal robots) : a fantastic melodrama in three acts and an epilogue by Karel Čapek( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 117 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)
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 (283)

Polish (1)