Culture under Soviet governments

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  • Soviet governments use of culture and the arts
    • Bolshevik attitude 1917
      • Wanted to keep high calibre artists and writers on his side.
        • Welcomed
        • Not all Bolsheviks agreed
      • Commissariat of Englightmenment- a ministry of culture
    • Prolekult
      • Proletarian culture
      • Constructavists
      • Smithy
        • Poems about machines and factories
      • Re-enactment of Winter palace raid
    • Avant-garde
      • Experimentation- influenced by modernism.
        • Mayakovsky-posters
      • Led by Meyerhold
        • Mystery Bouffe (1918)
      • Jazz popular
      • Eisenstein
    • Cultural revolution
      • Sweep away bourgeoise culture
        • Komsomal
      • Literature
        • Russian association of Proletarian writers
        • 'Cult of the little man'
          • Time forward
    • Socialist realism
      • Art
        • No experimentation
          • Protect ideal images
      • Literature
        • Cult of the little man
        • Anti- Capitalism
        • More libraries
      • Music
        • 1935 Stalin walks out of opera due to music
        • Military songs celebrated
          • Saxophone banned in the 40s
      • Architecture
        • Stalinist Baroque
      • Film
        • October (1927)
        • Patriotism

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