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Verfremdungseffekt By Kolb, Martina

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM2075-1
Published: 18/04/2019
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Verfremdungseffekt (V-effekt), usually translated as alienation effect (a-effect), is a concept developed by the German poet, playwright, and dramaturg Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956). His V-effekt is a term of the arts, not of philosophy or sociology. Brecht’s Verfremdung distinguishes itself from Hegelian and Marxist notions of alienation (Entfremdung) by being relentlessly focused on the theatre and its political and aesthetic impact on roles, actors, and audiences.

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Kolb, Martina. "Verfremdungseffekt." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 6 Jun. 2020 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/verfremdungseffekt. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM2075-1

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