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Themes in Marxist Social Theory

Ira Katznelson

in Marxism and the City

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198279242
eISBN:
9780191601910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279248.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The first of the two main sections of this chapter discusses Marx's goal and the elements of a Marxist tradition, and presents the views of various later scholars (David Little, Steven Lukes, Alvin ... More


Narrate or describe? Lukács’ literary ‘typology’

in Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the continuities and discontinuities that exist between Georg Lukács' early aesthetic of the middle period (1908–16 period). It first presents an outline of Lukács' political ... More


Lukács’ late aesthetic and film theory: The Specificity of the Aesthetic/Die Eigenart des Ästhetischen

in Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The bulk of Georg Lukács' major writings over the 1931–63 period were concerned with questions of literary criticism or political philosophy. This chapter focuses on The Specificity of the Aesthetic ... More


Cyborg Consciousness: Questioning the Dialectics of Nature in Lukács

Alex Loftus

in Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665716
eISBN:
9781452946849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665716.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter appropriates the radicalism of Georg Lukács’s critique of capitalist society, as well as the sense of immanent possibilities within everyday life, and brings this into conversation with ... More


“‘Concordances’ of Utter Chaos Post Rem”: A Portrait of James Joyce as a Chapter in German (Marxist) Literary History

Robert K. Weninger

in The German Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041667
eISBN:
9780813043678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041667.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes an in-depth look at the role played by Joyce’s Ulysses in the so-called German Expressionism debate that raged among German Marxists in exile in the late 1930s—most prominently ... More


Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology

Alex Loftus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665716
eISBN:
9781452946849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book develops a conversation between Marxist theories of everyday life and recent work in urban political ecology, arguing for a philosophy of praxis in relation to the politics of urban ... More


Introduction The Post-Identity Condition

in The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778701
eISBN:
9780804783705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778701.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores Asian American culture and politics by focusing on the notion of identity. It considers how the critique of identity politics has reconfigured the parameters of Asian American ... More


Ideology

Rabindra Ray

in The Naxalites and their Ideology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Where Georg Lukács’s partisan work explores the implications of Leninist thought or Marxist theory, this chapter suggests that Karl Mannheim is at greater pains to extend this thought into a theory ... More


Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Ian Aitken

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores Georg Lukács' writings on film. The Hungarian Marxist critic Georg Lukács is primarily known as a literary theorist, but he also wrote extensively on the cinema. These writings ... More


Camps, Laws, and Plans: The Socialist Camp

in The Skin of the System: On Germany's Socialist Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762472
eISBN:
9780804772488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762472.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

In the highly wrought context of postwar Europe, Georg Lukács, who had earlier rejected any form of “yielding to fate” (Schicksalsergebenheit), declared a great “turn of fate” (Schicksalswende) and ... More


The Question of Peripheral Realism

WReC (Warwick Research Collective)

in Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This theoretical chapter examines the question of what has been called ‘peripheral realism–. Reviewing the texts selected for examination in the book overall – produced at different times and places ... More


‘Blue Devil or Yellow Devil?’

in Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents Umberto Barbaro's article ‘Lukács: the film and technique’. It is a commentary on the published correspondence between Georg Lukács and István Mészáros in which they discussed ... More


‘Revolution and Psychology of Everyday Life’

in Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents one of the last interviews granted by Georg Lukács before his death. It was broadcast on television on March 5, 1971. The questions were posed by director András Kovács, ... More


History and Fiction

in From Kabbalah to Class Struggle: Expressionism, Marxism, and Yiddish Literature in the Life and Work of Meir Wiener

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770071
eISBN:
9780804777254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770071.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Meir Wiener developed an interest in historical fiction for practical and theoretical reasons. His concept of the historical novel can be seen within the theoretical framework of socialist-realist ... More


‘On Aesthetic Issues of the Cinema’

in Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents the exchange of opinions between Georg Lukács and his student István Mészáros on the aesthetic issues of the cinema. These aesthetic issues include the layers and nature of film ... More


‘Expression of Thought in Film’1

in Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents the responses of Georg Lukács to Yvette Biró's questions on his thoughts about Diecimila soli', a film by Ferenc Kósa (1967), and La Guerra è finita [The War Is Over (1966)], by ... More


Georges Perec and the Significance of the Insignificant

Ben Highmore

in The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Georges Perec died in 1982 at the age of forty-five. What is he for us now, thirty-three years later, in the second decade of the twenty-first century? How do we make him our contemporary? To make ... More


From Althusser and Lukács to Habermas: Archaeology in Public in Annapolis

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital: Excavations in Annapolis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244504
eISBN:
9780520931893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the author's efforts to connect the past with the present using archaeology. It first studies the Marxist thoughts of Georg Lukács and Louis Althusser, explaining how the author ... More


The Dialectical Poetics of Late Modernism

C.D. Blanton

in Epic Negation: The Dialectical Poetics of Late Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199844715
eISBN:
9780190231590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844715.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book originates in the tension between Ezra Pound’s identification of the epic as “a poem including history” and Georg Lukács’s claim that modern epic is a poetic impossibility, in the ... More


The Adulterous Geopolitical Aesthetic: Romola Contra Madame Bovary

Lauren M. E. Goodlad

in The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728276
eISBN:
9780191794490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728276.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter explores George Eliot’s formal innovations in comparison to a French variation on the naturalistic narrative of capitalist globalization: Flaubert’s landmark novel of adultery, Madame ... More


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