Contemporary Marxist Literary Criticism

Contemporary Marxist Literary Criticism

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Marxism has had an enormous impact on literary and cultural studies, and all those interested in the field need to be aware of its achievements. This collection presents the very best of recent Marxist literary criticism in one single volume. An international group of contributors provide an introduction to the development, current trends and evolution of the subject. They include such notable Marxist critics as Tony Bennett, Terry Eagleton, Edward W. Said, Raymond Williams and Fredric Jameson. A diverse range of subjects are analysed such as James Bond, Brecht, Jane Austen and the modern history of the aesthetic.The game-like nature of the Bond tales was the subject of Umberto Ecoa#39;s important and influential essay on narrative structure in Fleminga#39;s novels. ... ( 1970) or Gavin Lyalla#39;s The Most Dangerous Game (1964) (where the most dangerous game a€” in the sense of prey a€” is men). ... Rather than the continually deferred question of whodunnit, we have the continually repeated question of what happened nextanbsp;...

Title:Contemporary Marxist Literary Criticism
Author:Francis Mulhern
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-05-12


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