The bomb, the Cold War and the Czech film
This article addresses the theme of nuclear disaster in Czech cinema of the second half of the 20th century. Examining two films based on Karel ˇapek’s cautionary novel Krakatit( Krakatit, 1947; Temné slunce[Dark Sun], 1980) and the 1966 feature Konec srpna v hotelu ozón[The End of August at Hotel O...
|Published in:||Journal of Transatlantic Studies, Vol. 6, No. 2 (2008), p. 142-147|
|Item Description:||Tomáš Pospíšil is Associate Professor in the Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno. He teaches American literature, American and Canadian film and American cultural studies. His current research insterests involve African American film representation and Canadian film. He is the author of The Progressive Era in American Historical Fiction: John Dos Passos’ The 42und Parallel and E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime(1998), Průvodce cestovatele Amerikou[A Traveler’s Guide through the Culture of the United States] (2001) and Sambo tu již nebydlí? Obraz Afroameričanů v americkém filmu 20. století[Sambo Does Not Live Here Anymore? The African American Representation in American Film of the 20th Century] (2003).|
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