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  • Marxism and Human Nature

    1st Edition

    By Sean Sayers

    Is there such a thing as human nature? Here Sean Sayers defends the controversial theory that human nature is in fact an historical phenomenon. He gives an ambitious and wide ranging defence of the Marxist and Hegelian historical approach and engages with a wide range of work at the heart of the…

    Paperback – 2007-05-15

  • E. Marxism, Criticism, Dialogue

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terrence Hawkes

    These four volumes are part of the forty-one volume set New Accents. First launched in 1977, the New Accents series rapidly changed the face of literary studies. Its clear and concise volumes brought the latest in literary theory to students and academics and paved the way for undergraduate…

    Hardback – 2007-01-31

  • A Theory of Literary Production

    1st Edition

    By Pierre Macherey

    Who is more important: the reader, or the writer? Originally published in French in 1966, Pierre Macherey’s first and most famous work, A Theory of Literary Production dared to challenge perceived wisdom, and quickly established him as a pivotal figure in literary theory. The reissue of this work…

    Paperback – 2006-02-01
    Routledge Classics

  • Formalism and Marxism

    2nd Edition

    By Tony Bennett

    Russian Formalism and Marxist criticism had a seismic impact on twentieth-cetury literary theory and the shockwaves are still felt today. First published in 1979, Tony Bennett's Formalism and Marxism created its own reverberations by offering a ground-breaking new interpretation of the Formalists'…

    Paperback – 2003-08-21
    New Accents

  • The Political Unconscious

    Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act, 2nd Edition

    By Fredric Jameson, Fredric Jameson

    In this ground-breaking and influential study Fredric Jameson explores the complex place and function of literature within culture. At the time Jameson was actually writing the book, in the mid to late seventies, there was a major reaction against deconstruction and poststructuralism. As one of the…

    Paperback – 2002-06-13
    Routledge Classics

  • Marxism and Literary Criticism

    2nd Edition

    By Terry Eagleton

    Is Marx relevant any more? Why should we care what he wrote? What difference could it make to our reading of literature? Terry Eagleton, one of the foremost critics of our generation, has some answers in this wonderfully clear and readable analysis. Sharp and concise, it is, without doubt, the most…

    Paperback – 2002-06-13

  • Class

    1st Edition

    By Gary Day

    This book traces the phenomenon of class from the medieval to the postmodern period, uniquely examining its relevance to literary and cultural analysis. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary writings, Gary Day:* gives an account of class at different historical moments* shows the role of…

    Paperback – 2001-04-26
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Marxist Shakespeares

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean E. Howard, Scott Cutler Shershow

    Marxist Shakespeares uses the rich analytic resources of the Marxist tradition to look at Shakespeare's plays afresh. The book offers new insights into the historical conditions within which Shakespeare's representations of class and gender emerged, and into Shakespeare's role in the global culture…

    Paperback – 2000-10-26
    Accents on Shakespeare

  • Raymond Williams

    Literature, Marxism and Cultural Materialism, 1st Edition

    By John Higgins

    Raymond Williams' prolific output is increasingly recognised as the most influential body of work on literary and cultural studies in the past fifty years. This book provides the most comprehensive study to date of the theoretical and historical context of Williams' thinking on literature, politics…

    Paperback – 1999-03-18
    Critics of the Twentieth Century

  • Fredric Jameson

    Marxism, Hermeneutics, Postmodernism, 1st Edition

    By Sean Homer

    Fredric Jameson has been described as "probably the most important cultural critic writing in English today" and he is widely acknowledged as the foremost proponent for the tradition of critical theory known as Western Marxism.Yet his work has not been given the systematic review like other…

    Paperback – 1998-01-28

  • Marxism Beyond Marxism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saree Makdisi, Cesare Casarino, Rebecca Karl

    These essays critically rethink Marxism in the light of the disintegration of communist regimes Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. Containing essays from a group of internationally distinguished writers and intellectuals, this collection addresses Marxism as a cultural-political problematic.…

    Paperback – 1995-12-27

  • The Dematerialisation of Karl Marx

    Literature and Marxist Theory, 1st Edition

    By Leonard Jackson

    This volume constitutes both an attack on modern left wing literary theory - the main product of the last Marxist renaissance in the past thirty years - and a defence of the one element of Marxism which, in the general collapse, modern theorists have been happiest to lose, its economic materialism.…

    Paperback – 1994-09-05

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