Like his comrades, Josef Linda was one of those young Czechs, who dreamed of the resurrection of the glorious past of his people. Sure, he had studied ancient poetic gift Bohemian chronicles, he knew the world literature. His historical novel "Dawn over paganism, or Vaclav and Boleslav. The picture of national antiquities ", created in 1816 and published two years later, became a notable event in the literary horizon of the time - the first Czech historical narrative. It Linda tried to move closer to the language of the ancient Slavic pre-Christian era of the Czech Republic. He wrote and plays, among them - "Yaroslav of Sternberg in the fight against the Tartars." In addition, Linda was a friend Hanka, they lived in the same apartment and even took care of a girl, Barbara, who, however, preferred to gank, later becoming his wife.