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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 175–200.
Published: 01 September 2015
... applicable to everyone. Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being is an exemplary case. Instead of telling us in what to believe and how to act, this novel obliquely offers a more general kind of truth and attitude toward life: it proposes that life is better lived if we dispense with the need...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 653–679.
Published: 01 December 2000
... burst into the open in Milan Kundera's novel The Joke , and howthis text prefigured the discourse of reformist Communism during Prague spring of 1968. Arendt, Hannah 1968 Men in Dark Wmes (New York: Harcourt, Brace & World). Bacílek, Karol 1953 Poučenie z procesu s vedením...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 107–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... a homogeneous, metonymic image for the totality of life under Communism. In The Prague Orgy , Roth situates himself in stark opposition to the representational practices of Milan Kundera by resisting the easy sensationalism of such “writing for the West.” Roth prefers to give voice to an array of internal Czech...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 759–760.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of media, and the dynamics of publicity. Peter Steiner is professor of Slavic literature at the University of Pennsylvania. His last contribution to Poetics Today was “Justice in Prague, Political and Poetic: Some Reflections on the Slánský Trial (with Constant Reference to Franz Kafka and Milan...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 449–452.
Published: 01 June 2000
... à thèse). For the novel—as most scholars now understand, I would think, given Mikhail Bakhtin’s studies and Milan Kundera’s reflections—is a dialogic form, eminently receptive to the contradictory rustle of discourses, to the inextricable...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Alain 1982 “Milan Kundera Interview,” translated by Huston Susan , Cross Currents: A Yearbook of Central European Culture 1 : 15 – 29 . Foucault Michel 1993 [1980] “About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Two Lectures at Dartmouth,” Political Theory 21...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 613–628.
Published: 01 December 2008
... crimes and the Hungarian (counter)revolution. Milan Kundera’s novel The Joke, published by the Czechoslovak Writers’ Union house in 1967 only to join samizdat some two years later, artfully depicts the curious switch taking place in the midfifties from a euphoric and uncritical social...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 2011 “ A Poet’s Great Return: Jónas Hallgrímsson’s Reburial and Milan Kundera’s Ignorance .” Scandinavian-Canadian Studies 20 : 52 – 61 . Hendrix Harald 2014 “ Literature and Tourism: Explorations, Reflections, and Challenges .” In Quinteiro and Baleiro 2014 : 19 – 30...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Editions), and others. 32.  See Vanicek 1997; Müller and Cibulka 1994. Vanicek (1997: 131) argues in the chapter “Controversy over Distribution Practices”: “Cibulka distributed the vast majority of music 14 Poetics Today 30:1 Jelínek’s attempt to publish Milan Kundera’s book L’art du roman...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 731–736.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and systematic descriptions of their features. In the second part of the book the author directs his attention to Czech postmodern fictional worlds. Here he differentiates between metafictional (Va´clav Rˇ eza´c parallel (Karel Pecka), collage (Milan Kundera), postmortal (Bohumil Hrabal), logically...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 311–330.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., CT: Praeger). Kraft, Robert N., 2004 “Emotional Memory in Survivors of the Holocaust: A Qualitative Study of Oral Testimony,” in Memory and Emotion , edited by Daniel Reisberg and Paula Hertel, 347 -89 (New York: Oxford University Press). Kundera, Milan 2001 “Interview by Philip Roth...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
... (with Constant Reference to Franz Kafka and Milan Kundera),” Poetics Today 21 : 653 -79. Steinhardt, Nicolae 1991 Monologul polifonic (Cluj-Napoca, Romania: Editura Dacia). 1997 [1990] Jurnalul fericirii (Cluj-Napoca, Romania: Editura Dacia). Striedter, Jurij 1989 Literary Structure...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 679–701.
Published: 01 December 2018
... ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ). Jones Thom 1993 “ The Pugilist at Rest .” In The Pugilist at Rest: Stories ( New York : Back Bay Books ). Keen Suzanne 2006 “ A Theory of Narrative Empathy ,” Narrative 14 , no. 3 : 207 – 36 . Kundera...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 1–49.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Kind ,” Die Fackel 347-348 : 55 – 56 . Kundera Milan 2003 [1986] The Art of the Novel , translated by Asher Linda ( New York : Harper Perennial ). Lafon Michel Peeters Benoît 2006 Nous est un autre: Enquête sur les duos écrivains ( Paris : Flammarion...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Avant-Garde , edited by Evgenia Petrova (Saint Petersburg: Palace Editions). Kommunisticheskaia Akademiia 1931 Voprosy razvitiia proletarskogo iskusstva: Materialy diskussii (Moscow: Izdatelstvo Kommunisticheskoĭ akademii). Kundera, Milan 1987 The Unbearable Lightness of Being , translated...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 September 2013
...), and Milan Kundera (by Rajendra Chitnis). Among these works, Cervantes’s Don Quixote (1605 and 1615) is seen as the founding text of the novelistic tradition (as the editor’s introduction and it being the subject of the first essay in this companion make clear), and the greatest emphasis falls...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 404–407.
Published: 01 September 2013
...), and Milan Kundera (by Rajendra Chitnis). Among these works, Cervantes’s Don Quixote (1605 and 1615) is seen as the founding text of the novelistic tradition (as the editor’s introduction and it being the subject of the first essay in this companion make clear), and the greatest emphasis falls...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 408–411.
Published: 01 September 2013
...), and Milan Kundera (by Rajendra Chitnis). Among these works, Cervantes’s Don Quixote (1605 and 1615) is seen as the founding text of the novelistic tradition (as the editor’s introduction and it being the subject of the first essay in this companion make clear), and the greatest emphasis falls...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 411–414.
Published: 01 September 2013
...), and Milan Kundera (by Rajendra Chitnis). Among these works, Cervantes’s Don Quixote (1605 and 1615) is seen as the founding text of the novelistic tradition (as the editor’s introduction and it being the subject of the first essay in this companion make clear), and the greatest emphasis falls...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 414–417.
Published: 01 September 2013
...), and Milan Kundera (by Rajendra Chitnis). Among these works, Cervantes’s Don Quixote (1605 and 1615) is seen as the founding text of the novelistic tradition (as the editor’s introduction and it being the subject of the first essay in this companion make clear), and the greatest emphasis falls...