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The Resource The book of laughter and forgetting, Milan Kundera ; translated from the French by Aaron Asher

The book of laughter and forgetting, Milan Kundera ; translated from the French by Aaron Asher

Label
The book of laughter and forgetting
Title
The book of laughter and forgetting
Statement of responsibility
Milan Kundera ; translated from the French by Aaron Asher
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The only authorized translation of the bestselling masterpiece by one of the greatest authors of our time, "The Book of Laughter and Forgetting" is part fairy tale, part literary criticism, part political tract, part musicology, and part autobiography
Member of
Summary
The absurdities of modern life are dramatized by a student who forsakes physical love for a conversation with poets about it and a former Czech Communist leader who is officially eliminated from history
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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039006
Cataloging source
JPL
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Kundera, Milan
Dewey number
891.8/635
Index
no index present
Language note
In English translated from the French
LC call number
PQ2671.U47
LC item number
B6613 1999
Literary form
fiction
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Asher, Aaron
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True
Series statement
Perennial classic
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Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of laughter and forgetting, Milan Kundera ; translated from the French by Aaron Asher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in Czech; this book is a second, entirely different translation from the French Livre du rire et de l'oubli
Contents
Lost letters -- Mama -- Angels -- Lost letters -- Litost -- Angels -- Border
Control code
ocm41409872
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial Classics ed.
Extent
312 p.
Isbn
9780060932145
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)41409872
Label
The book of laughter and forgetting, Milan Kundera ; translated from the French by Aaron Asher
Publication
Note
Originally published in Czech; this book is a second, entirely different translation from the French Livre du rire et de l'oubli
Contents
Lost letters -- Mama -- Angels -- Lost letters -- Litost -- Angels -- Border
Control code
ocm41409872
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial Classics ed.
Extent
312 p.
Isbn
9780060932145
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)41409872

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