Problémy literárnej avantgardy: konferencia Slovenskej akadémie vied v Smoleniciach 25.-27. októbra 1965. [Problems of the literary avant-garde: a conference of the Slovak Academy of Science at Smolenice, October 25-27, 1965].

Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied, 1968. Large octavo (23.8 × 16.5 cm). Original white cloth in dust jacket; 422, [1] pp. Numerous black and white plates. Very good; dust jacket with wear to extremities and tears to hinges. Item #5328

First and only edition of the lengthy proceedings of a conference on the avant-garde held in 1965 in Slovakia, with representatives attending from Yugoslavia, Poland, and Hungary. Contributions by Jan Muka ovský, Václav Zykmund, Vratislav Effenberger, Mojmír Grygar, Zden k Mathauser, and many others. With black-and-white plates reproducing work by Štyrský, Tikal, Kostka, Rudolf Fabry, and two collages by Teige. An important documentation of a famous conference, one of the first time the legacy of the avant-garde was openly discussed in communist Czechoslovakia. With an index and a bibliography of press reviews of the conference.

One of 1000 copies printed. Scarce in the trade.

Price: €150.00