Jaroslav Hasek

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Noun1.Jaroslav Hasek - Czech author of novels and short stories (1883-1923)
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That's how the "war hero" of Jaroslav Hasek's classic novel The Good Soldier Svejk winds up in an army hospital a couple of chapters in.
"The cast of villagers faces the absurdities and cruelties inflicted on them by life, the party and each other with a comic fatalism reminiscent of Jaroslav Hasek's The Good Soldier Svejk.
Evans's delivery of a passage from The Good Soldier Sveik, a 1923 novel by Czech satirist Jaroslav Hasek. Concluding the work is a song composed and performed by Patane and musician Andrew Moss, with lyrics that allude to Patane's experiences with hypochondria, some borrowed from the correspondence between the Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his teacher Ford Madox Brown.
A phwy all ond edmygu yr awdur athrylithgar Jaroslav Hasek a gafodd y sac fel golygydd cylchgrawn natur Animal World am sgwennu erthyglau am anifeiliaid yr oedd wedi breuddwydio amdanyn nhw - llawer haws a difyrrach na mynd allan i wylio anifeiliaid go iawn.
One of the earliest in the 20th century was Josef Lada (1887-1957), best known for his humorous illustrations to Jaroslav Hasek's comic 1920s novel on the First World War, The Good Soldier Svejk.
Jaroslav Hasek's The Good Soldier's Svejk is to the First World War what John Yossarian is to World War Two and Brecht's Mother Courage is to the Thirty Years War.
I find Jaroslav Hasek's The Good Soldier Svejk or Karel Capek's War with the Newts more enjoyable in German or Hungarian than in English.