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Against Georg Lukács

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Brecht, B. (2007). Against Georg Lukács. In Brecht, B. et al Aesthetics and Politics. Verso, pp. 68-85

the condition of self-sufficiency, especially economic, as applied to a nation; a national policy of economic independence

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When I read that the autarky of the Third Reich is perfect on paper, then I know that this is a case of political formalism

—p.72 by Bertolt Brecht
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5 years, 2 months ago

When I read that the autarky of the Third Reich is perfect on paper, then I know that this is a case of political formalism

—p.72 by Bertolt Brecht
notable
5 years, 2 months ago
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Realistic means: discovering the causal complexes of society / unmasking the prevailing view of things as the view of those who are in power / writing from the standpoint of the class which offers the broadest solutions for the pressing difficulties in which human society is caught up / emphasizing the element of development / making possible the concrete, and making possible abstraction from it.

—p.82 by Bertolt Brecht 5 years, 2 months ago

Realistic means: discovering the causal complexes of society / unmasking the prevailing view of things as the view of those who are in power / writing from the standpoint of the class which offers the broadest solutions for the pressing difficulties in which human society is caught up / emphasizing the element of development / making possible the concrete, and making possible abstraction from it.

—p.82 by Bertolt Brecht 5 years, 2 months ago

political (originally communist) propaganda, especially in art or literature

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So-called agitprop art, at which people, not always the best people, turned up their noses, was a mine of new artistic methods and modes of expression.

—p.84 by Bertolt Brecht
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5 years, 2 months ago

So-called agitprop art, at which people, not always the best people, turned up their noses, was a mine of new artistic methods and modes of expression.

—p.84 by Bertolt Brecht
notable
5 years, 2 months ago