anti-bourgeois

anti-bourgeois

adj
(Sociology) sociol opposed to anyone or anything considered bourgeois
References in periodicals archive ?
With Tristan Tzara and Hugo Ball as one of its pioneers, the movement which was developed in reaction to the First World War rejected the logic, reason, and aestheticism of modern capitalist society, instead expressing an anti-bourgeois philosophy.
To simplify Ferrari's rich analysis, one might say that she regards Gadda as a bourgeois anti-populist and Vittorini as an anti-bourgeois populist.
A central result, he argues, is that "hegemonic capitalist culture" came to rest "largely on anti-bourgeois values" (22).
If Zola cannot be held responsible for his wariness regarding what he perceives to be anarchy's violent means, Febles demonstrates how Zola is nevertheless liable for misrepresenting, diluting and ultimately erasing anarchism as a political phenomenon of Third Republic France, after having exploited and then absorbed its allure into an alternative anti-bourgeois stance in his novels.
My analysis works from the framework of Walter Benjamin's study in The Arcades Project of the nineteenth-century metropolitan type of the "flaneur," which illuminates the Benjaminian conception of an anti-linear and anti-bourgeois temporality of "dialectic at a standstill.
There is thus more human substance in [Schiller's] bourgeois tragedy Intrigue and Love than in the anti-bourgeois drama Madame Bovary.
When his music works best he skips over the stylistic trappings of rock and gets right to the core of the post-punk aesthetic: an anti-bourgeois, physically invigorating, even threatening sound.
Despite--or indeed because of--the opera's essential anti-bourgeois intentions, the plot involves the self-empowerment of a new race of "futurist strongmen" who subjugate the sun to their will to power.
While Landauer made a clear distinction between anarchism and the anti-bourgeois Bohemian lifestyle, Muhsam revitalized the Bohemian concept by merging it with the Bakunian view of the lumpenproletariat as a potential subject of rebellion.
Regardless of contemporary socio-economic developments, a strongly anti-bourgeois and anti-capitalist mood, rooted in Russian integralism, continued to inform the public sphere.
The worst things about it are its extraordinary limitations and lack of imagination: everything is looked at from the point of view of someone who's semi-Marxist, fairly avant-garde, reasonably Bohemian, anti-bourgeois, cosmopolitan, anti-Stalinist, lives in New York, likes Mondrian, etc.
These days, anti-bourgeois attitudes manifest themselves in radical environmentalism, Hollywood contempt for business, and Obama-style belief in the superiority of government service over private-sector ambition.