agitprop agitprop  /ˈæ dʒət ˌprɔp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) political propaganda (especially communist propaganda) communicated via art and literature and cinema

Usage(s):

  1. It was Thuy's work as an agitprop handyman that brought him into Ho's orbit.
  2. But I don't think he was into agitprop.
  3. Set mostly in 1985 and 1986 and adapted by Tony Kushner from his pair of Tony-and Pulitzer-prizewinning plays, Angels is equal parts domestic drama, agitprop and Scripture.

News

  1. Pro Nukes!

    By: David Riedel Pandora's Promise promises to make you feel like shit Add Pandora's Promise to the increasing number of agitprop documentaries hitting movie theaters...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Santa Fe Reporter

  2. Blitzstein's '37 Greed Screed `Cradle' Works Today: Stage

    Sam Gold, one of the most in- demand stage directors working today, opens City Center’s new Encores! Off-Center series tomorrow with a five-performance run of Marc Blitzstein’s 1937 agitprop pop opera, “The Cradle Will Rock.”
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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Quotes

  1. "The museum world kind of wanted to write them off as agitprop folk artists," Mr. Marin says, gesturing toward a gallery filled with works by Carlos Almaraz and Chaz Bojorquez, two of the founders of the Chicano arts movement. "These are fine...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Cheech Marin Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. "To expiate the pain of losing her first-born son in the Iraq war, Cindy Sheehan decided to cheer herself up by engaging in Stalinist agitprop outside President Bush's Crawford ranch. ...... After your third profile on Entertainment Tonight, you're...
    on Jun 9, 2006 By: Ann Coulter Source: USA Today

  3. "Believe me, I have a lot of agitprop works," Ferlinghetti said, "but none of them were included in this installation. I can't see how these would be offensive to anyone."
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Lawrence Ferlinghetti Source: San Jose Mercury News

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