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Karl Marx and World Literature S. S. Prawer

Karl Marx and World Literature

S. S. Prawer

Published July 2nd 2014
ISBN : 9781306919869
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Very few men, said Bakunin, have read as much, and, it may be added, have read as intelligently, as M. Marx. S. S. Prawers highly influential work explores how the world of imaginative literature--poems, novels, plays--infused and shaped MarxsMoreVery few men, said Bakunin, have read as much, and, it may be added, have read as intelligently, as M. Marx. S. S. Prawers highly influential work explores how the world of imaginative literature--poems, novels, plays--infused and shaped Marxs writings, from his unpublished correspondence, to his pamphlets and major works. In exploring Marxs use of literary texts, from Aeschylus to Balzac, and the central role of art and literature in the development of his critical vision, Karl Marx and World Literature is a forensic masterpiece of critical analysis.