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A.Ya. Flier. A systematic model of the social functions of culture

 

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A.V. Kostina, A.Ya. Flier. Ternary functional model of culture (continued)

V.M. Rozin. Features and constitution of musical reality

N.A. Khrenov. Russian culture at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries: the Gnostic "Renaissance" in the context of symbolism (continued)

 

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I.V. Kondakov. The cat as a cultural hero: from Puss in Boots to Schrodinger's Cat

N.A. Khrenov. A Century later: the tragic experience of Soviet Culture (continued)

I.E. Isakas. Hypothesis. The Christmas tree is a symbol of the second coming of Christ

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A.Ya. Flier. Is culture inevitable? (on the limits of the social usefulness of culture) (Philosophical dystopia)

A.A. Pelipenko. Culture as an inevitability (on the subjective status of culture)


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Khrenov Nikolai Andreevich,
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Deputy Research Director of
State Institute of Art Studies of
the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation
e-mail: nihrenov@mail.ru

Myth and Culture in the XX Century:
Filmmaking of Myths (Part 2)

Abstract: The second part of the article examines the mythologization of the image of Hitler in L.Riefenstahl's film "Triumph of the Will", and the debunking of this myth in Chaplin’s film "The Great Dictator". In this context the author presents his concept of the role of art and cinematography of the 20-th century in particular, in the creation of a new political mythology.

Keywords: Political mythology, image systems, the impact on mass psychology, L. Riefenstahl, Ch. Chaplin, A. Sokurov.

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[26]  See: Khrenov N.A. Images of the Great Divide. Cinema in the Context of Cultural Cycles Change. Moscow: Progress, 2008. P. 256.

 

 

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