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Marxist Literary and Cultural Theories / Edition 1

Marxist Literary and Cultural Theories / Edition 1

by Moyra Haslett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312226748

ISBN-13: 9780312226749

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Marxist literary and cultural theory is primarily concerned with the relationships between literature, culture, and society, and this book attempts to situate texts politically and historically. Moyra Haslett argues that Marxist literary and cultural theories are more diverse than is conventionally thought. She draws upon the work of a wide range of Marxist

Overview

Marxist literary and cultural theory is primarily concerned with the relationships between literature, culture, and society, and this book attempts to situate texts politically and historically. Moyra Haslett argues that Marxist literary and cultural theories are more diverse than is conventionally thought. She draws upon the work of a wide range of Marxist thinkers and discusses the works of those who sought to theorize the relationships between literature and culture and between culture and ideology, including Volosinov, Lukacs, Jameson, and Eagleton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312226749
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Transitions Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Politics of Intellectual Work
Part I: Key Theories
• Culture and Society
• Culture and Ideology
• A Question of Form: The Realism / Modernism Debates
• Cultural Studies
Part II: Applications and Readings
• A Laboring Woman Poet in the Age of Pope: Mary Leapor's Crumble-Hall" (1751)
• "The Muffled Clink of Crystal Touching Mahogany": Jane Austen in the 1990s
• A Portrait of Modern Times: Reading The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891)
Part III: Marxism for the 21st Century
• The Challenge of Post-Marxism
• Utopian Orientations

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