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- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 16.03
More than a memoir, My Crazy Century explores the ways in which the epoch and its dominating totalitarian ideologies impacted the lives, character, and morality of Klíma's generation. Klíma's story begins in the 1930s, in the Terezin concentration camp outside of Prague, where he was forced to spend almost four years of his childhood. He reveals... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 64.17
Hauptbeschreibung Karel Capek (1890-1938), Schriftsteller, Dramatiker, Kritiker und Journalist in einer Person, gehört zu den wichtigsten und bekanntesten Repräsentanten der literarischen Moderne Osteuropas. Weniger bekannt ist hingegen die philosophische Dimension seines facettenreichen Ouvres. Capek studierte Philosophie und Kunstgeschichte in... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 59.00
Much of the debates in this book revolves around Milan Kundera and his 1984 essay The Tragedy of Central Europe. Kundera wrote his polemical text when the world was pregnant with imminent social and political change, yet that world was still far from realizing that we would enter the last decade of the twentieth century with the Soviet... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
COLLOQUIAL SLOVAK is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Slovak. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes this new edition of COLLOQUIAL SLOVAK your best choice in personal language... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 79.99
Political Action in Vaclav Havel?s Thought: The Responsibility of Resistance , by Delia Popescu, explores the Czech dissident?s theory of individual opposition, resistance to oppression, and individual responsibility. The book contributes to our understanding of both the extreme circumstances of oppression and to the subversive uses of oppression... more...
- Scott & Nix, Inc. 2011; US$ 7.99
The completely redesigned classic Lady Cadogan's Solitaire ?the first and most authoritative collection of rules of solitaire games ever published?includes easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for fascinating solitaire variations, including: The Beautiful One Kings Over Queens The Four Corners The Mill The Blockade The Clock ...and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
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" ?... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00
Cognitive Paths into the Slavic Domain presents an overview of recent cognitive linguistic research on Slavic languages. It features diachronic and synchronic descriptions of nominal and verbal phenomena, event encoding strategies and discourse markers. The analyses are couched in a variety of cognitive linguistic frameworks, making the volume a worthwhile... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 59.95
Uses archival research to view the cultural scope of the translation issue involving the controversies surrounding Kundera's translated novels. This work focuses on the language of the novels, Kundera's 'lost' works, writing as translation, interpretation, exile, censorship, and the social responses to translated fiction in the Anglophone world. more...