agitprop

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An organization or person engaged in disseminating such propaganda
political propaganda disseminated through art, literature, drama, etc., especially Communist propaganda
PROPAGANDA : esp : political propaganda promulgated chiefly in literature, drama, music, or art"
political propaganda (especially Communist propaganda) communicated via art and literature and cinema
Agitprop is the use of artistic forms such as drama or posters to further political aims. music, literature, or art that tries to persuade people to follow a particular set of political ideas (from agitatsiya + propaganda). Political strategy in which techniques of agitation and propaganda are used to influence public opinion. Originally described by the Marxist theorist Georgy Plekhanov and then by Vladimir Ilich Lenin, it called for both emotional and reasoned arguments. The term, a shortened form for the Agitation and Propaganda Section of the Communist Party in the former Soviet Union, has been used in English, typically with a negative connotation, to describe any work especially in drama and other art forms that aims to indoctrinate the public and achieve political goals
\AJ-it-prop\, noun: Propaganda, especially pro-communist political propaganda disseminated through literature, drama, music, or art
political propaganda disseminated through art, literature, drama etc., especially Communist propaganda
{i} politically-oriented propaganda disseminated through art and/or literature (esp. Communist in nature); one who distributes propaganda; government agency which produces and distributes propaganda
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    [ 'a-j&t-"präp ] (noun.) 1935. From the Soviet Отдел агитации и пропаганды (Otdél agitácii i propagándy, “Department for Agitation and Propaganda”).

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