Table of contents for Writers under siege : Czech literature since 1945 / Jiâerãai Holãay.

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Introduction
THE SITUATION OF CZECH LITERATURE
THE FORTIES AND FIFTIES
From May to February
1. Reverberations of War 
2. The Testimony of Poetry 
3. The Politico-Cultural Debate 
4. The War Generation 
5. Prose 
The Bleak Years
1. Stalinism 
2. Literature in the Grip of Dogmatism
3. Exile 
4. Underground Literature 
5. Signs of the Thaw
The Thaw 
1. The Decline of Stalinism
2. Poetry
3. Drama and the Theatre
4. Prose
THE SIXTIES
Between Dogmatism and Reformism
1. The Rise of Criticism
2. Freedom of Expression 
3. Politico-Cultural Polemics
A Happy Era in Literature
1. Poetry
2. Changes in Prose
3. Novels of Disillusionment
4. Literary Criticism
The Sixties Generation
1. The Development of the Younger Generation
2. Poetry
3. Drama and the Theatre, Prose
4. Singers and Songwriters
The Experimental Era 
1. Poetry
2. Prose 
Nineteen Sixty-Eight
1. Writers in Conflict with the Communist Party
2. ¿The Prague Spring¿
3. Defeat of the Reformers
THE SEVENTIES AND EIGHTIES
Normalization 
1. Restoring ¿Order¿
2. Literature Divided
The Three Worlds of Literature 
1. Literature Published in Czechoslovakia
2. A Grey Area
3. The Creation of Samizdat
4. Samizdat Literature
5. Literature in Exile
6. Drama and the Theatre
7. Literary Criticism
The Eighties Generation and Postmodernism
1. The Eighties Generation
2. Prose and Postmodernism
3. Drama and the Theatre
4. Poets and Songwriters
THE NINETIES AND THE EARLY TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
1. Change of Function
2. Poetry
3. Prose
PROFILES OF THE MOST IMPORTANT CZECH WRITERS SINCE 1945
ANTHOLOGIES OF CZECH POSTWAR LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Czech literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Czech literature -- 20th century -- Translations into English -- History and criticism.