Die Seele Brünns

Publish: 2008
Pages: 184
Format: 17,5 × 25 cm
Binding: Hardback
ISBN: 978-80-210-4557-6

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The Spirit of Brno

Kundera Ludvík, Mizerová Alena (ed.)

A collection of texts and documents from the history, present and future of the city of numerous universities, the city of many avant-gardes, the city - the intersection of cultures, but also industry and trade, the city of scholars and artists of marvelous destinies, but also of lasting reach and changing timelessness. An anthology of 23 texts, 17 poems, 7 prosaic texts, and 64 reproduction of visual art works and photographs characterising the city of Brno.

Ludvík Kundera (1920–2010) was Czech poet, dramatist, novelist, translator, editor and literary historian. He was connected with avant-garde trends, especially surrealism. He was the head dramatist of Mahen's theatre in Brno, as a historian he focused mainly on František Halas, Hans Arp and Bertolt Brecht. In his radio plays, he sought anti-illusory theater.

Alena Mizerová is the director of Masaryk University Press, previously she has directed also the publishing house of the Brno Technical University. She is the author and editor of numerous scholarly books. 

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