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LitFests as ‘cultural apparatus’

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LitFests as ‘cultural apparatus’ Arather systematic analysis of western cultural industries from a Marxist perspective began in earnest in the 1950s when a cohort of radical intellectuals – Paul Baran, Paul Sweezy, Raymond Williams, C H Mills, Herbert Marcuse, Ralph Miliband, and E P Thompson – began to investigate the centrality of what they sometimes […]

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Role of progressive writers in cinema

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KARACHI: Lacing his presentation with his trademark quips cultural commentator Asif Noorani recounted the contribution of the Progressive Writers Association to the Indo-Pak cinema on Saturday at the fifth Karachi Literature Festival. Beginning with the history of the association Mr Noorani said that the initial members included writers such as Munshi Premchand and Hasrat Mohani. […]

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