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By Karel Jaromír Erben,Marcela Sulak

Karel Erben compiled and wrote A Bouquet in line with his stories of Slavic folklore. First released in 1853, it's dotted with homicide and mayhem : graves beginning and the lifeless jogging the earth, the animate turning into the inanimate and vice versa, ogres and monsters of lake and wooden, human ameliorations 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 lively. over the years A Bouquet has turn out to be considered as a masterpiece and wellspring of concept to artists of all stripes, together with Antonín Dvořák, who composed a sequence of symphonic poems to a few of those stories. This version additionally comprises Erben's personal notes explaining the origins of a lot of those tales.

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