Marxism and Literary Criticism / Edition 2by Terry Eagleton, Eagleton Terry
Pub. Date: 06/28/2002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Without doubt the most important work on literary criticism that has emerged out of the tradition of Marxist philosophy and social theory since the 19th century.
Table of ContentsPreface
1. Literature and history
Marx, Engels and criticism; Base and superstructure; Literature and superstructure
2. Form and content
History and form; Lukacs and literary form; Goldmann and genetic structuralism; Pierre Macherey and 'decentred' form
3. The writer and commitment
Art and the proletariat; Marx, Engels and commitment; The reflectionist theory
4. The author as producer
Art as production; Walter Benjamin; Bertolt Brecht and 'epic' theatre; form and production; Realism or modernism?; Consciousness and production
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