By T. Ort

ISBN-10: 0230113621

ISBN-13: 9780230113626

ISBN-10: 1349295329

ISBN-13: 9781349295326

In so much modern ancient writing the image of contemporary existence in Habsburg relevant Europe is a gloomy story of the failure of rationalism and the increase of protofascist pursuits. This booklet tells a special tale, targeting the Czech writers and artists unusual via their positive view of the realm within the years earlier than WWI.

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