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The proletarian is without property; his relation to his wife and children has no longer anything in common with the bourgeois family-relations; modern industrial labour, modern subjection to capital, the same in England as in France, in America as in Germany, has stripped him of every trace of national character.
The proletarian movement is the self-conscious, independent movement of the immense majority, in the interests of the immense majority.
Mulholland knows that treating bourgeois and proletarians as unified classes able to act as historical agents might render history a play of abstractions, but only in his conclusion does he clearly state the exceptions and qualifications his thesis requires, noting that middle-class "support for authoritarianism was not always in reaction to challenges from the left," that "even as bourgeois radicalism declined, there remained many opportunities for liberal-socialist cooperation," and that "there are no modern political parties or governments that are 'purely' bourgeois.
In The Cleat Depression and the Culture of Abundance, Rita Barnard provides a way to understand "the lit cl'A ry proletarians annoying celebration of hard-boiled male 'vigor" by drawing on Raymond Williams's concept of a "residual cultural force": Reading Gold's "book of poverty" (24) in the context of the twentieth-century American promise of prosperity helps illuminate Gold's depictions of bejewelled madams and impoverished whores alike while providing an interpretive context for Gold's excessively "manly" rhetoric.
Professor Kolozova warns that the Europe Day must reminds us all that the fascism is not an answer to problems and that minorities, immigrants, proletarians are not guilty for these problems.
That reference is part of a larger discussion where Martinot makes sweeping judgements of "Marxism" as if that were one monolithic analysis, ignoring not only its voluminous versions and revisions but also Marx's arguments that the slaveholders were capitalists, enslaved Africans in America were proletarians, and white workers were the primary obstacle to working-class unity.
He won't listed to my table-thumping thesis about how running-dog industrialist exploit noble proletarians like himself.
She contends that, although the party did offer directives, and though prominent members such as Mike Gold argued long and loud for the inherent decadence of modernism, the notion that American literary proletarians "repudiated literary innovations simply does not stand up under the evidence" (57).
Any revolution to fit within these narrative bounds will necessarily differ from one in which, say, landless peasants and penniless proletarians unite and topple the fat and pampered bourgeoisie.
The character sketches of Quota differ in temperament and substance from the grim proletarians of Rink.
These proletarians, then, were always able to breathe country air; and, in an ironic twist, it was country air that made them free.