Hermann Broch Quote

The essence of kitsch is the confusion of ethical and esthetic categories; kitsch wants to produce not the "good" but the "beautiful."


Geist and Zeitgeist: Six Essays by Hermann Broch (ed. Counterpoint LLC, 2002)

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The essence of kitsch is the confusion of ethical and esthetic categories; kitsch wants to produce not the good but the beautiful.

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The essence of kitsch is the confusion of ethical and esthetic categories; kitsch wants to produce not the good but the beautiful.

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The essence of kitsch is the confusion of ethical and esthetic categories; kitsch wants to produce not the good but the beautiful.

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The essence of kitsch is the confusion of ethical and esthetic categories; kitsch wants to produce not the good but the beautiful.