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Anglické listy Karla Čapka Characters ì 102 Nd the English The same understated humour the same unflappability the same uiet search for peace home and comfort the same love of nature and animals served to unite the two people both then and now Shortly after Letters from England appeared Czechoslovakia was betrayed by Britain at Munich and handed over to Hitler. During his tour of Britain in 1924 apek sketched his impressions in a set of lively and whimsical illustrated vignettes What interests him is not History or data but people and environment the silent gentlemen reading newspapers in their club the speakers in Hyde Park the old trees or the vast green lawns He also pursues his own literary pilgrimage having a guess at where Stevenson s Hispaniola set sail in Bristol contemplating the same lake as Worsworth in Grasmere and being disappointed not to find any trace of Sherlock Holmes in Baker StreetWhat makes those letters so truly engaging is the persona of apek with his candid almost child like voice A foreigner from a small nascent nation genuinely amazed to explore the center of a centuries old Empire

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Anglické listy Karla Čapka Characters ì 102 Karel Capek's 'Letters from England' have established themselves as masterpieces of observation The letters and drawings are humorous insightful and imbued by a profound humanity They convey a bemused admiration for England and the English First published in the nineteen twenties in Lidovc Noviny the Czechoslovak nat. I was charmed by this book but is it enough to simply say I was charmed Should I not try to explain why I was charmed Ok You asked for itFirst Impression A wise man once said nothingEarly in the book Capek accidentally so he says wonders into Hyde Park on a Sunday and witnesses the spectacle of soapbox orators and debaters Although to a man like Capek this must have seemed like a heavenly vision of euality and freedom he does not wax rhapsodic choosing instead to draw only a simple humorous sketch As he puts it I might make this a starting point for admirable reflections on democracy the English character and the need for faith and other things but I would rather leave the whole occurrence in its natural beauty Capek s refusal to state his own opinions on all he sees allows the reader to feel the strangeness of being in a foreign land and to draw their own conclusions This drawing in creates a great deal of the charm of the bookSecond Impression The difference between manners and caringAlso charming is Capek s obvious love of humanity even when humans act in ways he finds bewildering There is a knowing kindness behind these words that is not simple minded although he at times he adopts a naive tone in order to make a joke Capek above all detects the good in other people and this shines through almost every pageThird Impression The man has opinions after allCapek that sly dog lulled us in with his innocent observer act Boy he sure fooled me Mid way through the book he starts making all these funny opinionated remarks We gullible readers have been so lulled by the gentle tone of the book do not notice the shift and since up to this point we have been left to draw our own conclusions we think Capek s ideas are really our ideas My how smart and witty we have suddenly become I take back that first impression please disregard itFourth Impression An unfortunate joke about children and a machine gunI believe it reflects badly on our own time that one can no longer make jokes like this It was funny when he said it back in the 1920 s because it was so unimaginable using a machine gun to clear one s way through crowds of children that it could not possibly be seen as anything but a joke and so utterly impossible that no one would at the time even say it was in bad taste Unfortunately we live in a world were such acts are all too easily imagined and such a joke would be considered very tasteless I do not think badly about Capek but feel sorry for how the world has changedFifth Impression I love these crazy sentencesThe run on joyous whimsical semi colon filled sentence constructions may be the most charming aspect of the book Each is a delight to read Here is Capek on the isle of Skye It is beautiful and poverty stricken and the native huts have such a prehistoric look that they might have been built by the late Picts concerning whom as is known there is nothing known There is an even rapturously good description of the harbour in Plymouth but I don t have the book close at hand so you ll just have to go read it for yourself Page 160 I thinkSixth Impression It s over AlreadyIt s like when you are driving in the city and dealing with all the other idiot drivers and then you stumble on a beautiful piece of classical music on the radio that transports you for an all too brief time into a cleaner and better world Then the piece ends and you are back in the traffic with all the other idiots النسر والصقر: بداية الصراع convey a bemused admiration for England and the English First published in the nineteen twenties in Lidovc Noviny the Czechoslovak nat. 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Anglické listy Karla Čapka Characters ì 102 Ional newspaper Capek's Letters from England uickly established themselves as masterpieces of observation and classics of modern Czech prose The letters described Europe's oldest democracy for the benefit of the citizens of Europe's newest and Capek was acutely aware of the deep down affinity between his countrymen a. A joyful read with some timeless observations from the great Czech writer Predates many other tours of England most famously J B Priestley but contrary to its title also covers Scotland at his most poetic Wales and very dismissively but mostly due to recommendation of his English friends Ireland In fact the latter provides an interesting commentary on the Irish uestion as seen from the 1920s There are many comments on the English that seem 90 years on no less relevant Worth finding and reading for it is a uick and pleasurable read


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  • Paperback
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  • Anglické listy Karla Čapka
  • Karel Čapek
  • English
  • 08 September 2020
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