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Anonymous manuscript on paper, Brno, about 1918.
Folio, 41 pp. Original sewn brochure, original cardboard cover.
Cover and text with small signs of wear and in very good condition.
Otokar Brezina ( September 13. 1868, Pocatky - March 25. 1929, Jaromerice nad Rokytnou )
Czech teacher, poet and essayist.
His remarkable poetry earned Brezina a number honorary titles: in 1913 he became a corresponding member, and in 1923 a regular member of the Czech Academy of Arts and Sciences, in 1919 he received an honorary doctorate from Charles University, Prague. However, he turned down the offer to become a professor at the new University of Brno in 1921. In 1921 and again in 1929 he was a Czech candidate for the Nobel Prize for literature.
Tajemne dalky (Mysteroius Distances), a collection of poems, 1895
Svitani na zapade (Daybreak in the West), a collection of poems, 1896
Vetry od polu (Winds from the Poles), a collection of poems, 1897
Stavitele chramu (The Builders of the Church), a collection of poems, 1899
Ruce (Hands), a collection of poems, 1901
Hudba pramenu (The Music of the Sources), a collection of essays, 1903
Posthumously: Skryte dejiny (The Hidden History), a collection of essays, 1970. ed. by J. Zika.

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