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Jaką płeć ma robotnica? Analiza symboli realizmu socjalistycznego
What Sex is a Female Worker. Analysis of the Symbols of Socialist Realism

Author(s): Anna Zalewska
Subject(s): Cultural history, Post-War period (1950 - 1989)
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: socialist realism; socialist gender; symbols; myth; masculinity; femininity
Summary/Abstract: Socialist realism as an art. Movement used for the needs of the socialist political myth. The study contains analysis of symbols aimed at presenting the structural relationship between socialist realism and myth, and a gender analysis of the iconic figures of male and female workers. The concept is based on the opposition of values: male/non-male and female/non-female.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-3294-8
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-3386-3
  • Page Count: 230
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish