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A 'right to sadness': late socialist environmentalism between technocracy and romanticism and the Czech nature writer Jaromír Tomeček

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The article examines the works of nature writer Jaromír Tomeček, his public image, and his reception by literary theory and criticism as a distinctive late socialist response to environmental concerns. The article argues that the “ecological techno-optimism” of Jaromír Tomeček was representative of the late socialist reconsideration of human-nature relations that rejected the earlier modern understanding of humans as masters of nature and tried to find a new ha...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Wadham; Wadham College;Wadham College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7028-5425
Publisher:
The Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Journal:
Kontradikce More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
67-90
Publication date:
2023-02-14
Acceptance date:
2022-06-07
ISSN:
2570-7485
ISBN:
978-80-7007-750-4
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1325234
Local pid:
pubs:1325234
Deposit date:
2023-02-19

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