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Vladislav Vancura

The Heart of the Czech Avant-Garde

Vladislav Vancura( )
Author: Chitnis, Rajendra A.
ISBN:978-80-246-1456-4
Publication Date:Jun 2007
Publisher:Karolinum Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

This is the first major analytical study in English of the work of the leading Czech Avant-garde novelist and dramatist, Vladislav Vancura, often regarded as the greatest exponent of the Czech language in prose. In the study, Vancura's paradoxical attitude to contradictions, which he seeks simultaneously to overcome and to preserve, is used as a key to understanding his writing and its often ambivalent critical reception. His major works are considered in the context of art...
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Book Details
Pages:226
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / Eastern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 7.839 x 0.411 Inches
Book Weight:0.444 Pounds



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