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By Karel Jaromír Erben,Marcela Sulak

Karel Erben compiled and wrote A Bouquet in keeping with his stories of Slavic folklore. First released in 1853, it really is dotted with homicide and mayhem : graves commencing and the useless jogging the earth, the animate changing into the inanimate and vice versa, ogres and monsters of lake and wooden, human changes resembling Ovid's Metamorphoses. Written as ballads, Marcela Sulak's new translation completely captures their cadence and rhythm in an English that's clean and vigorous. over the years A Bouquet has become considered as a masterpiece and wellspring of suggestion to artists of all stripes, together with Antonín Dvořák, who composed a chain of symphonic poems to a few of those stories. This version additionally comprises Erben's personal notes explaining the origins of lots of those tales.

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