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Milan Kundera


Citizen Kundera

December 07, 2019 6:56 am

Milan Kundera did not need his Czech citizenship restored. It was an act of contrition for an era of exclusion

Citizenship lost and regained: the importance of being Milan Kundera

December 07, 2019 8:37 am

In 1979, Kundera was stripped of his citizenship of undivided Czechoslovakia. He had published a book in France called The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, whose best known line is: “The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting”.