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Czech literature at the crossroads of Europe

ReneМЃ Wellek

Czech literature at the crossroads of Europe

a lecture delivered at the general meeting of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences at Toronto, Ontario, on September 7, 1963.

by ReneМЃ Wellek

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Published by Toronto Chapter of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences in [Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Czech literature.

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    Cover title.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG5002 .W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5592259M
    LC Control Number67117508
    OCLC/WorldCa3183922

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    This course will explore the development of Czech literature in the modern era, from the National Revival to the present time. It will focus on the study of seminal texts by major Czech novelists of the twentieth century and on the representation of personal and historical experience in fiction. I am pleased that you are interested in Czech literature and in the Czech stand, which presents it at international book fairs. No more is contemporary Czech literature just Milan Kundera, Bohumil Hrabal or Václav Havel. New authors, who have a natural, transnational stylistic and thematic lure, have emerged after and, perhaps even.

      Sitting in a café in Prague with several Australians (who happened to be a part of a miserable bus tour of Europe I subjected myself to) and our Czech tour guide, who, out of the kindness of our heart, led us to an off-the-beaten path place where tourists were not as prevalent as in the rest of Prague, we discussed Czech literature, where he (I believe his name was Kaspar) definitively Cited by: 1.   These are some of the best books on Czech History 1. The Coasts of Bohemia: A Czech History- Derek Sayer The Coasts of Bohemia draws on an enormous array of literary, musical, visual, and documentary sources ranging from banknotes to statues, mus.


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