The Resource The curtain: : an essay in seven parts, Milan Kundera, (electronic resource)

The curtain: : an essay in seven parts, Milan Kundera, (electronic resource)

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The curtain: : an essay in seven parts
Title
The curtain:
Title remainder
an essay in seven parts
Statement of responsibility
Milan Kundera
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Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A magic curtain, woven of legends, hung before the world. Cervantes sent Don Quixote journeying and tore through the curtain. The world opened before the knight-errant in all the comical nakedness of its prose." In this thought-provoking, endlessly enlightening, and entertaining essay on the art of the novel, renowned author Milan Kundera suggests that "the curtain" represents a ready-made perception of the world that each of us has-a pre-interpreted world. The job of the novelist, he argues, is to rip through the curtain and reveal what it hides. Here an incomparable literary artist cleverly sketches out his personal view of the history and value of the novel in Western civilization. In doing so, he celebrates a prose form that possesses the unique ability to transcend national and language boundaries in order to reveal some previously unknown aspect of human existence
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kundera, Milan
Dewey number
801
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Graeme Malcolm
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  • Malcolm, Graeme
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
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adult
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Label
The curtain: : an essay in seven parts, Milan Kundera, (electronic resource)
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MWT11595705
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 40 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780062215628
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11595705
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Sound
sound
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digital recording
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other
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11595705
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The curtain: : an essay in seven parts, Milan Kundera, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11595705
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 40 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062215628
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11595705
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11595705
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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