By David S. Danaher
As a playwright, a dissident, and a political candidate, Václav Havel used to be the most very important highbrow figures of the overdue 20th century. operating in a rare variety of genres – poetry, performs, public letters, philosophical essays, and political speeches – he left in the back of quite a number texts so varied that students have had hassle grappling together with his oeuvre as a whole.
In Reading Václav Havel, David S. Danaher methods Havel’s extraordinary physique of labor holistically, targeting the language, photos, and concepts which look and reappear within the many genres within which Havel wrote. conscientiously studying the unique Czech texts along their English types, he exposes what in Havel’s concept has been misplaced in translation. A passionate argument for Havel’s carrying on with relevance, Reading Václav Havel is the 1st ebook to trap the basic cohesion of his huge literary legacy.