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Ozef Kalda

Ozef Kalda is the pseudonym of Josef Kalda (1871-1921), who was a prolific, genre-crossing writer from the Moravian Wallachia region of what is now the Czech Republic. He published the twenty-two poems that comprise The Diary of One Who Vanished anonymously in a newspaper in 1916.

Kalda's best-known works include the novel Ogan [The Lads] and the story collection Jalovinky [Idle Talk].

Diary of One Who Vanished

Diary of One Who Vanished

Seamus Heaney; songs by Leos Janacek based on poems by Ozef Kalda
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A Cycle of Love Songs Translated by the Nobel Laureate

"Dappled woodland light,
Spring well chill and bright,
Eyes like stars at night,
Open knees so white.
Four things...

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