Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod

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Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod
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Born (1860-02-21)February 21, 1860
Domažlice, Czechoslovakia
Died November 3, 1927(1927-11-03) (aged 67)
Prague, Czechoslovakia

Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod (Czech pronunciation: [ˈkarɛl ˈmacɛj ˈtʃapɛk ˈxot]; February 21, 1860, Domažlice – November 3, 1927, Prague) was a Czech naturalistic writer and a journalist.

Biography[edit]

In 1879 he graduated at the gymnasium in Domažlice. He was a long-term cooperator of the Národní listy journal, and after Karel Čapek began to work in the editorial office (in 1918), Čapek accepted the nickname "Chod".[1]

Work[edit]

  • Povidky, 1892
  • V třetím dvoře, novel 1895
  • Nedělni povídky, 1897
  • Osmero, novel : 1900-1903
  • Patero novel 1900-1903
  • Kašpar Lén mstitel, novel, 1908
  • Z města i obvodu, Novels, 1913
  • Antonín Vondrejc. novel, 1915
  • Turbína, novel, 1916
  • Ad hoc! novelle, 1919
  • Nejzapadnejsi Slovan (The westernmost Slav), 1921
  • Jindrové, novel, 1921
  • Větrník : autoanalytic-synthetic novel, 1923
  • Vilém Rozkoč, novel, 1923
  • Humoreska, 1924
  • Labyrint světa, 1926
  • Řešany, novel, 1927
  • An der Rotationsmaschine, novelle, 1928
  • Spisy, 1938–41

References[edit]

  1. ^ ed. Věra Menclová, Václav Vaněk (2005). Slovník českých spisovatelů. Prague: Libri. p. 115. ISBN 80-7277-179-5. (Czech)

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