Kundera, Or, the Memory of Desire

Kundera, Or, the Memory of Desire

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This is more than a literary critique -- it is a work of perception, of analysis that reveals a portrait of Kundera the novelist as one of the greatest demystifiers of our time. This significant work deals with all of Milan Kundera's novels up to his most recent work, Slowness , which marks the beginning of a new phase of his writing. It is the first work that studies Kundera as a novelist, rather than a philosopher or intellectual guide, and the only one that diverges from the beaten path in examining and in reflecting on the composition and style of these novels, to discern the underlying humanity and originality of the work as a whole and to finally establish the connections and correlation within and between the novels -- connections that conventional criticism can never reveal.

Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c1999.
ISBN: 9780889203273
088920327X
Characteristics: xix, 137 p. ;,23 cm.

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