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Written in the early 1950s, When Eastern Europe was in the grip of Stalinism and many Western intellectuals placed their hopes in the new order of the East, this classic work reveals in fascinating detail the often beguiling allure its frightening effects on the minds of those who embrace it.

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The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right.

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ISBN:
9780679728566
Author:
Milosz, Czeslaw
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Miosz, Czesaw
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Eastern Europe - Poland
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
Poland
Subject:
Communism
Subject:
Communism -- Poland.
Subject:
Poland Intellectual life 1945-1989.
Subject:
Eastern European
Subject:
World History-Eastern Europe
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
politics;poland;history;essays;totalitarianism;philosophy;fiction;non-fiction;literature;communism;polish;20th century;eastern europe;essay;polish literature;nobel prize;memoir;socialism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Series Volume:
v. 10
Publication Date:
19900831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.01x5.13x.57 in. .45 lbs.

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