Artists and Intellectuals and the Requests of Power by Ivo de Gennaro, Hans-Christian Günther, Hans-Christian

By Ivo de Gennaro, Hans-Christian Günther, Hans-Christian Gunther

A miles mentioned query in classical reports is the comparability among the placement of poets in Augustan Rome and that of artists and intellectuals within the totalitarian regimes of the 20 th century. As instructive as this query proves to be for an realizing of the relation among the liberty of artwork and pondering at the one hand and tool at the different, it additionally finds the insufficiency of our current snatch of this significant articulation of our humanity. This quantity bargains a multidisciplinary and comparative method of the matter, complementing the ancient standpoint with a regard on jap traditions. It hence explores tentative paths for destiny study on a subject matter of severe significance for the shaping of the worldwide global.

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12. sartre und die macht 33 Sehr wichtig für sein Wirken war die Herausgabe der Monatszeitschrift „Les Temps Modernes“, die 1945 begann und führende Philosophen, Schriftsteller, auch Künstler und Politiker zu seinen Mitarbeitern zählte. Ich möchte hier besonders Merleau-Ponty nennen, auch Camus und selbstverständlich Simone de Beauvoir. Durch dieses Organ konnte er zu aktuellen Ereignissen Stellung nehmen und seine Essays veröffentlichen. Als Beispiel möchte ich eine Nummer von 1946 vorstellen, die im Januar erschienen ist und die 4.

Der Kongress war nach Sartres Erklärung ein historisches Ereignis, dadurch, dass das Misstrauen vor dem anderen abgebaut wurde. Aber im Grunde genommen bewegte man sich nur unter Sympathisanten. Um seine positive Einstellung zu den Kommunisten zu unterstreichen, verbot er die Aufführung der „Schmutzigen Hände“, in der er ja seine Kritik an der Mentalität der kommunistischen Partei zum Ausdruck gebracht hatte. In Wien traf er Ehrenburg, Fadejew (der ihn vorher beschimpft und verleumdet hatte) und Korneitschuk und nahm eine Einladung in die Sowjetunion an.

617f. 42 w. biemel Jetzt gilt es aber eine Intervention Sartres zu erwähnen, die erfolgreich war, sein Kampf gegen den Krieg in Algerien, die da erfolgten Torturen und Morde. Er bewundert die Haltung von Henri Alleg, der trotz den furchtbarsten Folterungen nicht nachgegeben hat. „Die Kraft, aus der er seinen schwierigen Mut schöpfte, ist zugleich einfach und vorbildlich; von Anfang an hat Alleg zurückgewiesen, das Spiel seiner Folterknechte mitzumachen. Er hat der Tortur jede Bedeutung abgesprochen.

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