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Milan Kundera

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kundera, Milan -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-155) and index.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    SeriesBloom"s modern critical views
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG5039.21.U6 Z779 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3555891M
    ISBN 100791070433
    LC Control Number2002012363

    Further evidence of the decline into stentorian self-parody of the Czech virtuoso who once (ages ago, it now seems) produced such wonders as Laughable Loves () and The Unbearable Lightness of Being (). It's a portrait of the relationship between Chantal, who has suffered the death of her young son and left her dull-witted husband, and her younger lover Jean-Marc. . Milan Kundera is the author of the novels The Joke, Farewell Waltz, Life Is Elsewhere, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and Immortality, and the short-story collection Laughable Loves—all originally written in most recent novels Slowness, Identity, and Ignorance, as well as his nonfiction works The Art of the Novel, Testaments .

    In Milan Kundera's new novel, Ignorance, two Czech ŽmigrŽs have been talked into returning to the country of their birth after having been away for 20 will soon discover how much things have changed in their absence and learn that who they have become doesn't matter much to their former countrymen. Milan Kundera is a widely recognized twentieth century Czechoslovakian-born, France based writer. His major contributions include The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Joke and The Book of Laughter and slovakian Communists banned his works until the collapse of the regime.

    Milan Kundera was born on April 1st in Brno, Czechoslovakia. He wrote his first poems during his high school years. After World War II he worked as a jazz musician before going to college. He studied music, film and literature at university in Prague. He moved on to become a professor at the film faculty of the Prague Academy of Performing. Free download or read online La insoportable levedad del ser pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Milan Kundera. The book was published in multiple languages including Spanish, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Sabine, Franz/5.


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Milan Kundera is the author of the novels The Joke, Farewell Waltz, Life Is Elsewhere, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and Immortality, and the short-story collection Laughable Loves—all originally written in most recent novels Slowness, Identity, and Ignorance, as well as his nonfiction works The Art of the Novel, Testaments Cited by: Milan Kundera, Milan Kundera book novelist, short-story writer, playwright, essayist, and poet whose works combine erotic comedy with political criticism and philosophical speculation.

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The Joke is a historical novel by Milan Kundera. The protagonist, Ludvik, while in his youth is smitten with a fellow student named Marketa.

Feeling a lack .Kundera, the son of a famous pianist, worked--the book jacket tells us--as a laborer and jazz musician under the Communist regime, and "ultimately chose to devote himself to literature and film.

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