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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 387–418.
Published: 01 August 2012
... by the Czech philosopher Jan Patočka between “great history” and “small history.” In periods of greatness, the Czechs led European civilization toward the path it would subsequently take; at other times, they withdrew into the “banality of provincialism.” This tribute to Havel ultimately argues that, after...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 193–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Mad Love — which Czechs know better as Letohrádek Hvězda at Bílá hora, the White Mountain — as a signifier whose wanderings, over the period, encapsulate the mutual myths and misunderstandings that were constitutive of this most poignant of surrealist love affairs. The essay ends by suggesting...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 149–169.
Published: 01 January 2007
...” in in Czechoslovakia, by a series of decrees issued by President Edvard Beneš. The wascess thensanctionedat by agreementsthe Potsdam Allies and,betweenthe zonesand the German of occupation as Czech and Polish as possible. pro This endeavored administrations landsbordering tothe Polishmake Austria civilian...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 280–308.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Czechs (Samuel Adam of Veleslavín, among others) and Germans (for instance, Melchior Teyprecht and Anton Colander), and they were a mix of religious confessions as well. 3 The collegium's statutes were designed to prevent disharmony. They spelled out, for example, exactly what kind of food—ideally...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Post-Cold War Memory of Russia: Cui bono?” dam: J. Benjamins, 1985); Jurij Striedter, Literary Structure, in Memory and Power in Post-War Europe: Studies in the Evolution, and Value: Russian Formalism and Czech Struc- Presence of the Past, ed. Jan-Werner Müller (Cambridge: turalism Reconsidered...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 119–129.
Published: 01 January 2004
... in the Czech Republic or former appa- ratchiks—have thrived. In the process, the political space inhabited by the more liberal and democratic of the former dissidents has shrunk—the predictable con- sequence of political normality. In this respect, the moment of the dissidents has passed, as many...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 530–550.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., Schoenberg, and Janácˇek Dariusz Gafijczuk When in 1937 Elias Canetti visited Oscar Kokoschka in Prague, he came for the first time “face to face” with the Czech language. It evoked distant over- tones of the Bulgarian he had heard as a child...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 350–351.
Published: 01 April 2017
... - - - - -   Czech of them two Vienna, in living major composers of three reception workAustrian and the considers Brodbeck groupings, political and cultural city’s the among tensions anti- racial and nationalism (asCzech) as well German the development of influenced that forvoices...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 351–352.
Published: 01 April 2017
...   Czech of them two Vienna, in living major composers of three reception workAustrian and the considers Brodbeck groupings, political and cultural city’s the among tensions anti- racial and nationalism (asCzech) as well German the development of influenced that forvoices...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 319–323.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., the lead- ing Czech business newspaper, put a set of questions to Adam Michnik, editor in chief of Gazeta wyborcza, a leading newspaper in Poland. The questions and replies were as follows. Havel: In a recent essay, “Praying for Rain,” you described the situation in con- temporary Poland...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 33–38.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... It may be past time to take stock. Just behind us is the last historical moment, now played out, when there had been again, for the first time in ages, a glimmer of hope—hope for a common life rationally organized. When the Hungarians opened the frontiers, the Czechs set off on velvet slippers...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 38–41.
Published: 01 January 2004
... is the last historical moment, now played out, when there had been again, for the first time in ages, a glimmer of hope—hope for a common life rationally organized. When the Hungarians opened the frontiers, the Czechs set off on velvet slippers, the Roma- Péter Nádas’s text was originally published under...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 533–538.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and and , president of Czechoslovakia and then the Czech Republic and from the Czech then , president of Czechoslovakia...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 494–495.
Published: 01 August 2021
... he devotes much space in his memoir to settling personal scores (against Sakharov, Sinyavsky, Olga Carlisle, and the hapless Czech journalist recruited by the KGB to write a fake biography). With Richard Pipes installed on the Russia-hating academic periphery and the “pseudo-intellectuals” running...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 188–191.
Published: 01 January 2012
...: Reflections on Distance Maulbertsch, 1724   Maulbertsch, and and 450 1 include books other ence, his at the Court of Rudolf II book his for history, art in Prize Mitchell the as emy,well as Acad Czech the from Sciences Social in Merit for Medal...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 206–210.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and Arabic. Turkish, garian, Hebrew, Japanese, ofand Indonesian Korean, course Chinese, Swedish, Dutch, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Serbo-Croatian, Estonian, Hun worksare availableto readers French, ofPortuguese, German, Spanish, Italian, principal his but institutions, American by bestowed...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 395–398.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Kona Prakash German, and Italian. English, Swedish, Czech, Ukrainian, Estonian, Latvian, into translated been has poetry Nunc...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 382–386.
Published: 01 April 2012
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 341–346.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., Sudeten Germans were expelled from Czechoslovakia in 1945 in   Czechoslovakia from were expelled Sudeten Germans when3million overGermans” whotriumphed not Czechs was “It writes, Zahra As admired. even respected, be should principle, high than rather preservation...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 252–272.
Published: 01 April 2004