Title Grotto: The Cavern of Oracles
Book Condition New
Type Poetry & Art
Size 4 3/4 x 8 1/4"
Publisher Merrick, New York, USA Cross-Cultural Communiations 2008
0893047511 / 9780893047511
Illustrator John Dotson
Inscription For our son
Seller ID CZE4
Theofil Halama, a renowned Czech American poet, was born in Mistrovice near Cesky Tesin (Czech Republic) in 1932. He graduated in 1958 from the School of Philosophy, Masaryk University, Brno, in German and Czech Language and Literature. He taught at secondary level in the Ostrava region. His poetry was published in Host do domu and Cerveny kvet. He went into exile in 1970. Since 1973, Halama has held teaching positions in the United States at the University of Houston, University of St. Thomas, and Rice University. After retirement in 2000, he lives with his wife and young son in Monterey, California, and in the Hawaiian Islands intermittently. Halama continues to write poems and essays in Czech and in English, publishing in periodicals and books in Europe and the US.
Czech, Poetry & Art, East European