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Type of publication: Straipsnis Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science or / and Scopus (S1)
Field of Science: Istorija ir archeologija / History and archeology (H005)
Author(s): Baločkaitė, Rasa
Title: Bourgeoisie as internal orient in the Soviet Lithuanian literature : Roses Are Red by A. Bieliauskas, 1959
Is part of: Journal of Baltic studies. London : Routledge, 2016, Vol. 47, no. 1
Extent: p. 77-91
Date: 2016
Note: ISSN 1751-7877 (online). WOS:000371094900006
Keywords: Vidinis kolonializmas;Sovietinis kolonializmas;Buržuazija;Socializmas;Reprezentacija;Lietuvių literatūra;Internal colonialism;Soviet colonialism;Bourgeoisie;Soviet socialism;Representation;Lithuanian literature
Abstract: In this paper, the concept of internal colonization is applied to the Soviet initiatives of re-socializing the large parts of the population and creating a socialist working class from peasantry, artisans, and residues of the bourgeoisie. The internal colonization, or the power relations between native Communists and their subalterns in Lithuania, is analyzed on the basis of Roses Are Red, a novel by Bieliauskas. Here, class is invented as substitute of race. The Soviet socialists stand for hegemonic standards of “normalcy,” whereas bourgeoisie is portrayed as subject of difference, as internal Orient and as internal colony, and the relationship between the two can be legitimately defined as internal colonialism
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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