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- n. Plural form of Brutalist.
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It's pseudo-Toffs, see, who read fancy "literary fiction", whilst the salt-of-the-earth working classes prefer comic books, Bukowski and the so-called ahem "Brutalists".
Kane was part of the late-nineties phenomenon of young British playwrights who got labelled as "the New Brutalists" or purveyors of "In-yer-face" theatre -- plays that portrayed sadistic violence, tremendous cruelty, and worlds deranged by chaos kind of like John Webster or Seneca or even Euripides.
Brutalists, a group of young writers with a back-to-basics approach to poetry.
The Brutalists, an especially fervent sub-sect of Modernism, were caught up in a heroic vision of concrete and its sculptural possibilities.