Totalitarian Speech (Studien zur Kulturellen und Literarischen Kommunismusforschung)

Totalitarian Speech (Studien zur Kulturellen und Literarischen Kommunismusforschung)


Totalitarian Speech brings jointly various texts on totalitarian manipulations of language. the writer analyzes a number of phenomena, from the hateful rhetoric of Nazi Germany to the obfuscating newspeak of communist Poland, discovering convinced universal features. chiefly, totalitarian speech in its varied manifestations imposes an all-embracing worldview and an linked set of dichotomous divisions from an omniscient and authoritative viewpoint. This quantity collects the paintings of over 3 many years, together with essays written through the communist period and newer items assessing the legacy of totalitarian methods of considering in modern Poland.

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