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The silence of the occupied in Czech Literature, 1940-46

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The use of silence to characterize the dominant response of occupied populations during the Second World War recurs throughout post-war European literature and is especially prominent in Czech writing. Interpreting the meaning of this silence therefore became central to Czech efforts to establish a preferred narrative about the German occupation in the immediate post-war period. Through analysis of the motif in more and less well-known works published between 1940 and 1946, I shall map the na...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/slr.2022.226

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
Russian & Other Slavonic Lang
Oxford college:
University College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Slavic Review More from this journal
Volume:
81
Issue:
3
Pages:
701 - 721
Publication date:
2023-02-07
Acceptance date:
2022-04-18
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EISSN:
2325-7784
ISSN:
0037-6779
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1264252
Local pid:
pubs:1264252
Deposit date:
2022-06-21

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