The Bohemian Body: Gender and Sexuality in Modern Czech Culture

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"The Bohemian Body" examines the modernist forces within nineteenth- and twentieth-century Europe that helped shape both Czech nationalism and artistic interaction among ethnic and social groups Czechs and Germans, men and women, gays and straights. By re-examining the work of key Czech male and female writers and poets from the National Revival to the Velvet Revolution, Alfred Thomas exposes the tendency of Czech literary criticism to separate the political and the personal in modern Czech culture. He points instead to ...

The Bohemian Body: Gender and Sexuality in Modern Czech Culture 2007, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299222802

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