Competing Models of Proletarian Culture in the USSR in 1920s

Yurganov A.L.


The article examines the various movements and currents of the proletarian culture that existed in the USSR in the mid-1920 s. The author argues that despite the fact that they were quite close to each other in assessing the prospects for the victory of communism throughout the world, they differed significantly in tactics and means of achieving the desired goal. Moreover, different currents of proletarian culture eventually turned into mutually hostile camps that positioned themselves to be the only winners in ideological rivalry.


Soviet writers, «Pereval», «Na literaturnom postu», «New Lef», history, ideological campaign.

DOI: 10.31249/rsm/2018.02.11

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