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Molecular red : theory for the Anthropocene

Author: McKenzie Wark
Publisher: London : Verso, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Of all the 'liberation movements' of the twentieth century, the one that succeeded beyond anyone's wildest dreams did not liberate a class or a gender or a race. It liberated an element: carbon. Today, the 'carbon liberation front' threatens to crash the entire climate system. In Molecular Red, Wark looks for a way to understand, and perhaps even combat, this implacable force. He revisits the work of Alexander  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: A Bogdanov; Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov; Donna Jeanne Haraway; Kim Stanley Robinson; A Bogdanov; Donna Jeanne Haraway; Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov; Kim Stanley Robinson; Aleksandr Aleksandrovitch Bogdanov; Andrej Platonovič Platonov; Donna Jeanne Haraway; Kim Stanley Robinson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: McKenzie Wark
ISBN: 9781781688274 1781688273
OCLC Number: 885224369
Description: xxiv, 280 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: PART I. Labor and Nature --
1. Alexander Bogdanov : Workings of the World --
Lenin's Rival --
Red Mars --
The Philosophy of Living Experience --
Toward a Comradely Poetics of Knowledge and Labor --
Red Hamlet : From Shakespeare to Marx --
From Marx to Proletkult --
From Dialectical Materialism to Tektology --
Tektology as Metaphoric Machine --
Blood Exchange --
2. Andrey Platonov : A Proletarian Writing --
Son of Proletkult --
Chevengur as Historical Novel --
Chevengur as Utopia --
Foundation Pit : Impossible Infrastructure --
Happy Moscow : Superstructural People --
The Soul of Man Under Communism --
Socialist Tragedy --
The Factory of Literature --
PART II. Science and Utopia --
3. Cyborg Donna Haraway : Techno-science Worlds and Beings --
The California Ideology --
From Mach to Feyerabend --
From Marx to Haraway --
From Bogdanov to Barad --
Climate Science as Tektology --
4. Kim Stanley Robinson : The Necessity of Creation --
Return to Red Mars --
Green Mars : Tektology as Revolution --
Blue Mars : After Utopia --
Responsibility: McKenzie Wark.
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