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agitprop

1. (formerly) a bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, in charge of agitation and propaganda on behalf of Communism
2. 
a. any promotion, as in the arts, of political propaganda, esp of a Communist nature
b. (as modifier): agitprop theatre
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Si fuese asi, Maria Antonia Paz y Julio Montero advierten que quiza el agit-prop, por muy euforico y entusiasta que fuese, quiza no sirviese para su objetivo fundamental, que era la movilizacion de las masas para continuar la revolucion y ganar la guerra.
Hughes employed constructivist and agit-prop techniques in Scottsboro before seeing performances directed by Meyerhold and others during his trip to the Soviet Union.
Cyankali is an agit-prop play replete with melodramatic elements.
In 201 reviews Zaniello describes traditional documentaries such as The Corporation, commercial efforts such as Rollover, purely agit-prop work such as Uprooted, satirical and humorous work such as the Auf Wiedersehen, Pet series, cinema-verite (A Decent Factory) and mockumentaries such as EPIC 2014.
When singers of this group, like Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and others found a way to turn agit-prop in a down home direction, they set in process new relationships between performer and audience that would culminate in the modern folk protest song and the committed folksinger.
Within its labyrinthine corridors, you're certain to find at least one agit-prop theatre group rehearsing a ground-breaking drama, or a Vietnamese jazz combo laying down a challenging oriental groove or two.
Baraka inserts such agit-prop techniques as having "People leap up out of the audience crowd" (44) and "appear from audience or out in the crowd" (43).
These posters represent one facet of a multidimensional visual agit-prop campaign initiated at UCSB by core organizers in the union.
If you're looking for a cheap night at home, a trip down memory lane, or discussion agit-prop for students and kids, then look for the following modern classics, all of which can be rented at a video store near you.
In the case of the Muslim memory of the Crusades, the extremist, agit-prop version of history, whether nationalist or Islamist, is ascendant.
To her, the agit-prop dramas are part of a larger body of work that began with the publication of The Gold Piece, a children's play, in the Brownie Magazine in 1921.
Sizzling with agit-prop anger, righteous bile and lyrical passion, if it's not a No 1 the nation should hang its head in shame.