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Комунизъм и трябване
Communism and Shoulding

Author(s): Romeo Popiliev
Subject(s): History, Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Photography, Architecture, Visual Arts, Special Historiographies:, History of Communism, Film / Cinema / Cinematography
Published by: Институт за изследване на изкуствата, Българска академия на науките

Summary/Abstract: The article deals with the communist regime in the light of the state of the special closeness of all objects situated within it–open from outside and closed from inside–which closeness was initially generated by the nature of communism coming into existence. This special closeness resulted also in the specific manner of censoring under communism, named in this particular case ‘banning-approving’. Both Stanislavski’s method in its later imposed form and what has been known to be Socialist Realism are treated in this context. The most essential characteristic of the communist regime is exposed here in its ‘shoulding’. If in reality there was a mo​dal clash between ‘should’, ‘is’, and ‘may’, what remained in art (of Socialist Realism) was just ‘should’ or ‘should not’. The shoulding gave those, who ‘shoulded’ the slip and that was why it was beyond reforming. Communism was an exclusive shoulding, which, due to its exclusiveness, became unableness.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 13-17
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Bulgarian