Marxism and Form
20th Century Dialectical Theories of Literature

 

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Marxism and Form
20th Century Dialectical Theories of Literature

by Fredric Jameson (Author)

 

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ISBN: 9780691013114

 

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Providing an account of the work of the European Marxist theorists, this book presents a framework for analyzing the connection between art and the historical circumstances of its making - in particular, how cultural artifacts distort, repress, or transform their circumstances through the abstractions of aesthetic form.



One year after Marxism and Form, Princeton published Jameson's The Prison-House of Language (1972), which provided a thorough historical and philosophical description of formalism and structuralism. Both books remain central to Jameson's main intellectual legacy: describing and extending a tradition of Western Marxism in cultural theory and literary interpretation.


 

ISBN 69101311
ISBN13 9780691013114
Publisher Princeton University Press
Format Paperback
Publication date 01/05/1974
Pages 432
Weight (grammes) 540
Published in United States
Height (mm) 230
Width (mm) 175