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Short Story Collection "Subtle Flaws", 1937, by Eriks Ādamsons (1907–1946)

Eriks Ādamsons’ 1937 short story collection “Subtle Flaws” (Smalkās kaites) gave notice that the era of modernism had begun in Latvian prose. In these stories written between 1931 and 1937, humanity is revealed as internally conflicted, driven by subconscious urges and complexes; rational desires are suddenly subverted by unrealistic fantasies and passing whims. In these stories Ādamsons applies his unique prose style and his language is idiosyncratic and colourful, and has a real originality, employing terms never before seen in Latvian literature.

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Guntis Berelis par Eriku Ādamsonu Latvijas kultūras kanonā, 2008.

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Erika Ādamsona dzejoļa „Saule istabā un tu” autogrāfs. Rīga, 1945. gada maijs. Latvijas Nacionālās bibliotēkas Reto grāmatu un rokrakstu krājums.

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Ādamsons, Ēriks. (1937). Smalkās kaites. Rīga: Valtera un Rapas apgāds.