Though Milan Kundera has published both poetry and drama, he built his reputation as a writer and garned recognition from critics with the psychological and emotional depth of his novels. Learn more about Kundera's work through essays of some of the most respected literary critics.
This title, Milan Kundera, part of Chelsea House Publishers’ Modern Critical Views series, examines the major works of Milan Kundera through full-length critical essays by expert literary critics. In addition, this title features a short biography on Milan Kundera, a chronology of the author’s life, and an introductory essay written by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University.
"Freedom is my love" : the works of Milan Kundera / Robert C. Porter The real avante-garde / Pearl K. Bell Milan Kundera : dialogues with fiction / Peter Kussi Kundera and kitsch / John Bayley Milan Kundera's use of sexuality / Mark Sturdivant The ambiguities of Milan Kundera / Roger Kimball Estrangement and irony / Terry Eagleton On Kundera / Italo Calvino The book of laughter and forgetting : Kundera's narration against narration / Ellen Pifer Kundera's laws of beauty / James S. Hans The cyclic form of laughable loves / Michael Carroll Milan Kundera : meaning, play, and the role of the author / John O'Brien Time and distance / Tom Wilhelmus Milan Kundera : the search for self in a post-modern world / Vicki Adams.