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Author Bren, Paulina.

Title The greengrocer and his TV : the culture of communism after the 1968 Prague Spring / Paulina Bren
Published Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 250 pages) : illustrations
Contents "A criminal comedy but of a revivalist spirit" : the beginning and the end of the Prague Spring -- Purge and the remaking of a socialist citizenry -- Intellectuals, hysterics, and "real men" : the Prague Spring officially remembered -- The quiet life versus a life in truth : writing the script for normalization -- Broadcasting in the age of late communism -- Jaroslav Dietl : normalization's narrator -- The socialist family and its caretakers -- Self-realization and the socialist way of life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-245) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dietl, Jaroslav, 1929-1985 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Communism and culture -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- 20th century.
Political culture -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- 20th century.
Television and politics -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- 20th century.
Czechoslovakia -- History -- Intervention, 1968 -- Influence.
Czechoslovakia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 1968-1989.
Czechoslovakia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009034776
ISBN 0801462150 (electronic bk.)
9780801462153 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)