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socialist realism

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Marxist aesthetic doctrine that seeks to promote the development of socialism through didactic use of literature, art, and music.

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  • n. A Stalinist idealization of the dictatorship of the proletariat applied to art that used realistic techniques to show the struggle for socialism in a positive and optimistic manner

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