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Prague : Cultural and Literary History (03 Edition)by Richard Burton
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A treasure house of gothic, baroque, and modernist architecture, Prague is also a city of icons and symbols. Burton explores this metropolis of theatrical illusion, where politics and drama intertwine. Illustrations.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-236) and indexes.
Table of Contents
How to read Prague — Ghetto, golem, and Germans — Josef K. and Josef éSvejk : trials and triumphs — Theater, music, nation — Prague modern, 1900-1948 — In durance : Prague under communism, 1948-1989 — Martyrs and puppets — From velvet to velcro : 1989 and since.
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