Bolshevik ideology and literature, 1917-1927

  title={Bolshevik ideology and literature, 1917-1927},
  author={Carolyn S. Cockrell},
This study of 25 texts looks at the influence of Bolshevik ideology upon Russian literature of the period. The issues covered include; the attitude of the Bolshevik party towards literature, the relationship between belles-lettres and propaganda, the significance of the term "proletarian", the portrayal of heroes in literary texts, the attitude toward pre-revolutionary culture and the attitude to be adopted towards writers and artists unwilling to conform to the accepted viewpoint. 

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