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Narrating Post/Communism

Colonial Discourse and Europe's Borderline Civilization

Narrating Post/Communism
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This book examines communist and post-communist literary and visual narratives, including the writings of prominent anti-communist dissidents and exiles such as Vladimir Nabokov, Czeslaw Milosz and Milan Kundera, exploring important themes including how Eastern European regimes and cultures have been portrayed as totalitarian, barbarian and "Orientalist" – in contrast to the civilized "West" – disappointment in the changes brought on by post-communist transition, and nostalgia for communism.

Taylor and Francis; May 2008
228 pages; ISBN 9781134044139
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