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The Return of Kral Majales: Prague's International Literary Renaissance 1990-2010

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This ground-breaking anthology includes the work of over 90 writers and translators active in Prague during the two decades following the Velvet Revolution; generously illustrated with archival photos, portraits, film-stills and memorabilia; and complemented by a detailed bibliography of English-language literary journals, book publications, chapbook series, anthologies......more
Paperback, 960 pages
Published May 2010 by Litteraria Pragensia Books
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"Prague with its legendary charms is, in fact, one of those cities that effectively pin down poetic thought, which is always more or less adrift in space." --Andre Breton (1935)

Hailed by Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney as "a magnificent volume, a huge effort and obviously worth the effort," this ground-breaking anthology includes the work of over 90 writers and translators active in Prague during the two decades following the Velvet Revolution. Louis Armand's introduction charts a fascinating histo...more
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Louis Armand is a Sydney-born writer & visual artist who has lived in Prague since 1994. He has worked as an editor, publisher & curator, & as a subtitles technician at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival; currently he lectures in the Philosophy Faculty of Charles University & is an editor of VLAK magazine. He has published four novels, Breakfast at Midnight (Equus, 2012), Clair Obscur...more
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