Phyllis Carey (essay date September 1991)
SOURCE: "Contemporary World Drama 101: Václav Havel," in Thought, Vol. 66, No. 262, September, 1991, pp. 317-28.
[In the following essay, Carey provides an overview of Havel's literary career, major works, and critical reception.]
The performance of Vaclav Havel as Czech President since December 1989 has thus far met with mixed reviews from Western observers. But Western fascination with the popular and colorful Havel himself remains high as he continues to play a key role on the center stage of...
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