Marxism and Literary Criticism / Edition 2

Marxism and Literary Criticism / Edition 2

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by Terry Eagleton, Eagleton Terry
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415285844

ISBN-13: 9780415285841

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415285841
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
Routledge Classics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
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
Select bibliography
Index

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