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The second edition of Dr Naughton’s step-by-step approach to written and spoken Slovak. This textbook is used particularly during the final year of Czech (with Slovak) at Oxford.
Third edition of James Naughton’s textbook of Czech for beginners. This is the standard textbook used for the Czech (with Slovak) degree at Oxford and will be of value throughout the course.
Czech: An Essential Grammar is the standard reference grammar in English for the core structures and features of modern Czech.
A reissue of James Naughton’s translation of Bohumil Hrabal’s classic novel Postřižiny. In a quiet town where not much happens, Maryška, the brewer’s flamboyant wife, stands out.
A reissue of James Naughton’s translation of one of Bohumil Hrabal’s much-loved novels, Městečko, kde se zastavil čas.
Discusses the aesthetic in the context of the politics of marginal communities.
A comprehensive guide to the literatures of Central Europe: Poland, The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia and Albania.
Miroslav Holub was called ‘one of the half-dozen most important poets writing anywhere’ (Ted Hughes).
Translation of Bohumil Hrabal’s Dopisy Dubence.
This work of literary criticism introduces two contemporary European writers, literary theorists and essayists who share an interest in the spiritual aspects of human life: the Romanian Vasile Andr