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Proletarian performance in Weimar Berlin

Agitprop, chorus, and Brecht

by Richard Bodek

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Published by Camden House in Columbia, SC, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany,
  • Berlin.,
  • Berlin
    • Subjects:
    • Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Agitprop theater -- Germany -- Berlin.,
    • Workers" theater -- Germany -- Berlin -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Theater -- Political aspects -- Germany -- Berlin -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-179) and index.

      StatementRichard Bodek.
      SeriesStudies in German literature, linguistics, and culture, Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture (Unnumbered)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN3307.G4 B64 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL669820M
      ISBN 101571131264
      LC Control Number97015691

        Tansel Akzeybek, left, and Vera-Lotte Boecker at the top of the stairs in “Frühlingsstürme,” onstage in Berlin for the first time since its premier in the twilight of the Weimar Republic. Proletarian Performance in Weimar Berlin: Agitprop, Chorus, and Brecht. By Richard Bodek. Columbia, SC: Camden House, xiv + pages. $ Previous studies on Weimar aesthetics often maintained a division between working-class culture, entertainment for mass consumption, and the "high" culture of the bourgeoisie and the intelligentsia.

        Published in the fall of , two weeks before the Wall Street crash, Alfred Döblin's Berlin Alexanderplatz is a classic of the turbulent late Weimar period, an era that provides a favorite point of comparison with the politics of our own story of Franz Biberkopf, reissued now in a new edition, is a kind of morality tale.   After all, Berlin was a left-wing bastion, and in the election, the Nazis got only percent of the city’s votes. “In , there were no Nazis in Berlin,” said the producer Stefan Arndt.

      The League for Proletarian Culture (German: Bund für proletarische Kultur) was a short-lived German left-wing organisation for the promotion of proletarian was founded in Berlin in spring by Alfons Goldschmidt, Arthur Holitscher, and Ludwig Rubiner and was dissolved in early It sought to promote "the eternal values bequeathed by the illustrious spirits of the past.".   The second president of the Weimar Republic, Paul von Hindenburg, leaves a polling station in Berlin after voting in the German general election in .


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He is author of Proletarian Performance in Weimar Berlin: Agitprop, Chorus, and Brecht and co-editor of The Fruits of Exile: Central European Intellectual Immigration to America in the Age of Fascism.

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