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Adventures in Marxism

Author: Marshall Berman
Publisher: New York : Verso, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At the heart of Berman's commitment to Marxism is an understanding that, if the philosophy is to enjoy a continuing relevance in the coming century, it will have to move beyond its current casting as a critical tool or an occasional literary pleasure. The emancipatory potential of Marxism, its capacity to configure a world beyond the daily grind of selling one's labor to stay alive, needs to be renewed."--BOOK  Read more...
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Named Person: Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Berman
ISBN: 185984734X 9781859847343
OCLC Number: 222529209
Description: xi, 273 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Caught Up in the Mix: Some Adventures in Marxism --
1. Marx: The Dancer and the Dance --
2. Freedom and Fetishism --
3. Still Waiting at the Station --
4. Studs Terkel: Living in the Mural --
5. The People in Capital --
6. All That Is Solid Melts into Air: Marx, Modernism and Modernization --
7. The Signs in the Street --
8. From Paris to Gdansk --
9. Georg Lukacs's Cosmic Chutzpah --
10. Isaac Babel: Waiting for the Barbarians --
11. Meyer Schapiro: The Presence of the Subject --
12. Walter Benjamin: Angel in the City --
13. Unchained Melody.
Responsibility: Marshall Berman.
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A new beginning for Marxism might just be on the horizon of a landscape despoiled by Soviet Communism and a now wobbling world capitalism. In this text Berman brings together various discussions of  Read more...

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