The Resource Weimar and work : labor, literature, and industrial modernity on the Weimar left, Martin Kley

Weimar and work : labor, literature, and industrial modernity on the Weimar left, Martin Kley

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Weimar and work : labor, literature, and industrial modernity on the Weimar left
Title
Weimar and work
Title remainder
labor, literature, and industrial modernity on the Weimar left
Statement of responsibility
Martin Kley
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Weimar and Work: Labor, Literature, and Industrial Modernity on the Weimar Left analyzes writing about work that was published in communist and anarchist newspapers during the Weimar Republic. By discussing texts that have been almost completely neglected, this book's approach departs from existing scholarship on Weimar in two significant ways. First, it analyzes these texts in the context of the period's dominant theories, practices, psychologies, and utopian ideas concerning labor. Due to the proximity of artistic and industrial ""production, "" particularly in the minds and practices of Weim
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
830.9/00912
Index
index present
LC call number
PT405
LC item number
.K54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies on themes and motifs in literature,
Series volume
v. 114
Label
Weimar and work : labor, literature, and industrial modernity on the Weimar left, Martin Kley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations vii; Acknowledgments ix; Introduction 1; Chapter 1: Mediating Industry and Literature in Industrieliteratur: Weimar Communists on Labor and Rationalization 15; The Situation of Labor During the Weimar Years 19; Ford or Marx? The Ambiguity of Weimar Communism Toward the Division of Labor and Rationalization 22; The Psychology of the Industrial Worker 25; Arbeiterkorrespondenten on Labor in the Communist Daily Die rote Fahne 27; The Conveyor Belt: The Prime Example of Capitalist Re-Engineering 32; The Denigration of White-Collar Work 34
  • Chapter 3: A Politics and Aesthetics of Exodus: Anti-Authoritarian Socialism and the Flight from Industrial Modernity 69The Critique of the Soviet Union 73; A Non-Class of Non-Workers: The Anti-Authoritarian Socialist Discourse of Work 76; Heinrich Vogeler and the Barkenhoff Commune 86; Between the Elitist and the Popular: The Role of Literature for Anti-Authoritarian Socialism 89; The Preisausschreiben in Die Aktion, 1923-1925 98; Chapter 4: 'Unworking Civilization'-B. Traven's Writings About Mexico in the Late 1920s and Early 1930s 103
  • Latin America in the German Anti-Authoritarian Socialist Imaginary 107Tales of Unworking: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 110; The Jungle Versus Western Civilization: The Night Visitor 115; Indigenismo versus Western Capitalism, Testimonio Versus Reportage: Die Weisse Rose 119; Conclusion 131; Notes 137; Bibliography 159; Index 169
  • The Industrialization of Everyday Life 36Creative Workers or Working Artists? 38; Chapter 2: German Communists and Soviet Industrialization: The Problem of Uneven Development 41; German Workers' Delegations to the Soviet Union in the German Press 45; Industrial Organization and Industrial Culture in the Soviet Union 48; Traveling through Modes of Production-German Communist Writers on Soviet Industrialization 54; Flying over the Five-Year Plan: Egon Erwin Kisch in Central Asia 60; Marx and Bloch in Defense of Locality 66
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ocn828494625
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453909249
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)828494625
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