Theatre and struggle : a sociological analysis of the political theatre in Turkey between 1960-1971

Buğlalılar, Eren
This thesis investigates the relationship between the social movement and theatre art in Turkey between 1960 and 1971 and investigates how the development of a dependent capitalism influenced the development of the classes and the political theatre. It tries to reveal the convergences between the political ideology of the classes, their organizations and the aesthetic ideology of the field of cultural production. While doing so it investigates the ties between the ideological and practical aspects of the class struggle, the artists’ aesthetic views and their relations of production.


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Citation Formats
E. Buğlalılar, “Theatre and struggle : a sociological analysis of the political theatre in Turkey between 1960-1971,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2012.