CZE Svatopluk (Cech Svatopluk)( Czech poet.)
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Biography CZE Svatopluk (Cech Svatopluk)
Born February 21, 1846. The most popular Czech poet 19., Final period of a so-called. 'National Revival'. He headed the patriotic wing of Czech literature, together with his brother Vladimir was founded in 1879 the magazine 'Kveta'. Success of the reader has with major epic poems mostly historical content, the most significant of them - Adamites (Adamites, 1874) and Vaclav from Michalovice (Vclav z Michalovic, 1882). Cseh took as subjects from contemporary life: Such is the story of Smith Leshetina (Leetnsk kova, 1884) and pastoral in the shade of linden (Ve stnu lipy, 1880). His satirical novels true gentleman Broucheka journey to the moon (Prav vlet pana Brouka do Msce, . 1888) and the new epoch-making journey Mr. Broucheka, . this time in the fifteenth century (Novy epochlni vlet pana Brouka, . tentokrt do patnctho stolet, . 1888; rus,
. translation under the name. Traveling Pan Broucheka in the XV century, . 1955) enjoyed great success; collections of lyrical poems, . marked socio-patriotic orientation, . in particular, Morning Song (Jitn psn, . 1886) and New Songs (Nov psn, . 1888), . retain their artistic and historical value,
. All his works, especially poetry, the characters in the collection of slave songs (Psn otroka, 1895), imbued with pathos, a Czech patriot and the desire for national liberation. He died in Prague, Czech Feb. 23, 1908.