proletarian


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Synonyms for proletarian

Synonyms for proletarian

a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)

belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat

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Her topics include emotional socialism and sentimental masculinity, the socialist project of culture and education, revolutionary fantasy and proletarian masculinity, Marxist literary theory and communist militant culture, and Wilhelm Reich and the politics of proletarian sexuality.
True, he embraced "proletarian literature," but his proletarian stories are thoroughly depressing, their desperate protagonists broken and beaten, with the sole exception of "Epilogue to Revolt," which is one of my favorites because it breaks the mold while remaining absolutely true to character and situation.
Ironically, in post-revolution Russia, as the ballet came to be derided as a symbol of Tsarist elitism and a part of bourgeois culture, and therefore was made the target of proletarian revisionism, the worst-affected were those ordinary souls associated with this form of entertainment who suddenly had their umbrella of state patronage blown off by the heady winds of change.
He was born in Riga -- the city to which he dedicated his most significant work with the series The Proletarian Districts of Riga (1970-1980) -- which includes approximately 7,500 negatives and hundreds of printed photographs.
Mulholland knows that treating bourgeois and proletarians as unified classes able to act as historical agents might render history a play of abstractions, but only in his conclusion does he clearly state the exceptions and qualifications his thesis requires, noting that middle-class "support for authoritarianism was not always in reaction to challenges from the left," that "even as bourgeois radicalism declined, there remained many opportunities for liberal-socialist cooperation," and that "there are no modern political parties or governments that are 'purely' bourgeois.
At the same time, however--as suggested by my epigraphs--the novel seems to privilege "female realism" over "foolish male dreams" by opposing proletarian women who are strong, wise, communally minded and distrustful of capitalism to individualistic, tin realistic men, especially the narrator's capitalist.
It was therefore very delightful to see the proletarian culture out on the streets of Newcastle.
While the two main women characters of the stories embody the typical characteristics of the most iconic figures of modern femininity--the New Woman and the Modern Girl--in the second story we encounter a fleeting image of the proletarian woman as an alternative to both.
This is a revised edition, with a new preface by the author, of influential French philosopher Jaques Ranciere's book Proletarian Nights (previously known in English as Nights of Labor.
Wherever you look in the history and culture of the USSR, there it is--the iron horse of Communism, the icon and fetish of the proletarian empire.
Dean Reed, the proletarian "rock star," may finally get the American star treatment he so craved, courtesy of the Hollywood system he so despised.
Indeed, as Fine notes, the archtypical proletarian heroes of the New Deal-Popular Front era--white male factory workers--and their children were depicted in both popular and scholarly discourses as part of "George Wallace's popularity in the North in 1968, the Reagan Democrats of the 1980s, the Ross Perot phenomenon of 1992, the so-called 'angry-white-man' congressional election of 1994, and the importance of working-class members of the National Rifle Association during the 2000 presidential election.
Author Stephen Overell said: "In the early 20th century it was obvious what we meant by the word 'worker' - most of us would point to the factory worker, the unionised, male proletarian who was the key figure of his time.
Such exultant poems as "The International Spirit," written in the year that McKay published his best-selling black proletarian novel, Home to Harlem (1928)--the same year that the Comintern's Sixth World Congress passed a resolution that African Americans in the US South constituted an "oppressed nation"--contest the orthodoxy that McKay chucked Leninism during the early 1920s.