5 Films Reflecting the Tension Between Artistic Types and the ‘Bourgeoisie’

In his Reflections of A Unpolitical Man, Thomas Mann writes that he wants to restore the dignity of the term Bürger, (almost untranslatable in English, but 'citizen' is the closest translation), since “certain literary circles” have utterly degraded it. He writes that bourgeois is the favorite affront of the littérateurs, and quotes Wagner saying that … Continue reading 5 Films Reflecting the Tension Between Artistic Types and the ‘Bourgeoisie’