Literature of Revolution: Essays on Marxism

Literature of Revolution: Essays on Marxism

by Norman Geras


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Literature of Revolution: Essays on Marxism by Norman Geras

Essential essays on key Marxist writers from a leading political thinker

Literature of Revolution explores the pivotal texts and topics in the Marxist tradition, drawing on the works of Marx, Trotsky, Luxemburg, Lenin, and Althusser. In close dialogue with common themes and arguments in revolutionary Marxist thought, Geras brings some of his persistent preoccupations to the fore: the relationship between Marxism and justice; the debates on political organization; and the role of revolutionary mass action and party pluralism; as well as an enthralling exploration into the literary power of Trotsky’s writing.

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ISBN-13: 9781786633187
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 09/19/2017
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,236,234
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Norman Geras (1943–2013) was a political theorist and Professor Emeritus of Government at the University of Manchester. His books include The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg; Marx and Human Nature: Refutation of a Legend; The Contract of Mutual Indifference: Political Philosophy After the Holocaust; and Crimes Against Humanity: Birth of a Concept. From 2003 onwards he also wrote at

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