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Die Aktion By McBride, Douglas Brent

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM2110-1
Published: 15/10/2018
Retrieved: 18 April 2024, from


Die Aktion was a review of radical politics and culture published by Franz Pfemfert (1879–1954) in Berlin from 1911 to 1932. During the period of its greatest influence before the First World War, Die Aktion offered a home to the Expressionist movement and had a weekly circulation of 7,000. The journal functioned as a locus of pacifist opposition during the war but lost its earlier status when Pfemfert renounced Expressionism and turned Die Aktion into a vehicle of anarchist socialism in the 1920s.

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