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If an ordinary person is silent, it may be a tactical maneuver. If a writer is silent, he is lying Jaroslav Seifert, one of Czech avant-garde pioneers and writers who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1984 Jaroslav Seifert was born and raised in Prague, a part of Austria-Hungary at that time, to a work-class family. During his time at secondary school, the future poet developed an interest in writing poetry and journalism. That was the primary reason why Jaroslav left school and started working on the communist newspaper Rudé Pravo. The publication embraced socialist ideas to the citizens.  His first debut as a writer was in 1918, and at the age of 20, his first collection of poems,Read more.