Slovak Tales for Young and Old: Pavol Do

Slovak Tales for Young and Old: Pavol Do

by Pavol Dobsinsky, Lucy Bednar, Martin Benka, Peter Strelinger, Ivan Reguli
     
 
Pavol Dobsinsky (1828-1888) is Slovakia's Homer, who collected and wrote down Slovak Oral Folk Tales.

Martin Benka (1888-1977), one of Slovakia's greatest artists, illustrated Dobsinsky's Slovak Tales.

Lucy Bednar is a Comenius University Fulbright Scholar who translated this first English edition of Dobinsky's Slovak Tales.

Peter Strelinger is a

Overview

Pavol Dobsinsky (1828-1888) is Slovakia's Homer, who collected and wrote down Slovak Oral Folk Tales.

Martin Benka (1888-1977), one of Slovakia's greatest artists, illustrated Dobsinsky's Slovak Tales.

Lucy Bednar is a Comenius University Fulbright Scholar who translated this first English edition of Dobinsky's Slovak Tales.

Peter Strelinger is a Slovak writer who developed a new Slovak version of Dobsinsky's work.

This collaborative work showcases to the English-speaking world Slovak folk tales by Pavol Dobsinky and 14 color and 60 black and white reproductions of the work of Slovak artist Martin Benka. The book is bilingual, with English translations in front and the original Slovak version in the back of the book.

Slovak Tales for Young and Old is the first translation into English of these stories, representative of Slovak oral tradition, collected and written by Pavol Dobsinsky, as well as a new edition of Dobsinksky in modern Slovak. The book is also the debut of the Slovak artist Martin Benka into the English-speaking world.

This book is a superb sampling of Slovak literature and art - give this Slovak national monument to your progeny and friends, and to America at large. "

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865165311
Publisher:
Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.81(h) x (d)

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