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The walls behind the curtain

Segel, Harold B.

The walls behind the curtain

East European prison literature, 1945-1990

by Segel, Harold B.

  • 333 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Continental European,
  • Prisoners" writings, East European,
  • Translations into English,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / Eastern (see also Russian & Former Soviet Union),
  • Literary collections

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Harold B. Segel
    SeriesPitt series in Russian and East European studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6069.P7 W35 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25361591M
    ISBN 109780822962021
    LC Control Number2012022364

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The Wall is an autobiographical graphic novel/kids book about Peter Sis's life in Czechoslovakia during World War II. As a child, Peter loved to draw. As the book states, he drew shapes and people as a kid, and then tanks and wars as he got older, because that's what he was exposed by: : The Walls Behind the Curtain: East European Prison Literature, – (Russian and East European Studies) (): Segel, Harold B.: BooksCited by: 1.

The Walls Behind the Curtain serves The walls behind the curtain book a testament to the perseverance of the human spirit and a quest for individual liberty for which many writers forfeited their lives.

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More Praise Harold Segel has made another extraordinary contribution to our understanding of the history and literature of Eastern Europe. For the first time, The Walls Behind the Curtain presents a collection of works from East European novelists, poets, playwrights, and essayists who wrote during or after their captivity under.

The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain is a children's book written and illustrated by Peter Sís. It received both the American Library Association's Caldecott Honor and ALA's Robert Silbert Medal for the most distinguished informational book for young readers.

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