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Marx's lost aesthetic : Karl Marx and the visual arts

Author: Margaret A Rose
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
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An original and challenging study of Marxist aesthetic theory from an art-historical perspective.


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Named Person: Karl Marx
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret A Rose
ISBN: 0521256666 9780521256667
OCLC Number: 461899875
Description: X-216 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Visual Art and Aesthetic Theory in Marx's Early Years: 1. Hellenes vs. Nazarenes; 2. Feuerbach and the 'Nazarene' madonna; 3. Marx's lost aesthetic: the early years under Friedrich Wilhelm IV; 4. Marx's Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts and the development of a 'productivist' aesthetic; 5. Towards an outline of artistic production, or the 'charm' of a materialist aesthetic; Part II. The Russian Saint-Simon: The Artist as Producer in Russia from the 1830s to the 1930s and Beyond: 6. Saint-Simonists and Realists; 7. The Constructivists of the 1920s and the concept of avant-garde; 8. Avant-garde vs. 'Agroculture': problems of the avant-garde - from Lenin to Stalin and after; Conclusion; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Margaret A. Rose.
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