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Marxism and Modernism: An Historical Study of Lukács, Brecht, Benjamin, and Adorno. Front Cover · Eugene Lunn. University of California Press, Berkeley, University of California Press, , biz. – This important book is a typical case of “bad timing”. Had it appeared 15 or even 10 years ago, it would. Eugene Lunn. Marxism and Modernism: An Historical Study of Lukács, Brecht, Benjamin, and Adorno. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of.

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This entry has no external links. Gene Ray – – Nordic Journal of Aesthetics 23 Lunn provides an excellent and valuable account of this important and compelling subject. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. AvantGarde and Culture Industry. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, anr education by publishing worldwide.

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Works on Modrenism and European Social. Lukacs, Brecht, Benjamin and Adorno, four masters of the tradition of Marxist cultural theory and practice, are themselves well-served by a contemporary master of intellectual history. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Find it on Scholar. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?

Adorno, Brecht and Debord: Their debates and confrontations, both actual and implied, reveal many facets of the modernist movement, and of Marxism as it has developed in the twentieth century.

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Brecht and Lukacs as Teachers of Feyerabend and Lakatos: This article has no associated abstract. We could ask for no more reliable and judicious guide through the complicated debates generated by the struggle to define a viable Marxist aesthetics in the era of the avant-garde. Stalinism Nazism and History.

Even here, however, Lunn manages to compare each member of these two dyads with each of the others, so that a subtle, many sided discussion of contrasts and similarities results. Sign in Create an account.

All in all, this is an excellent work–to my mind the best condensed treatment of the confrontation between Marxism and modernism that exists in any language. Dialectical Realism and Radical Commitments: Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.


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The Redemption of Illusion. Article PDF first page preview. About the Book “At aand time when modernism and Marxism are both under attack as outmoded, Eugene Lunn’s rich and detailed study of the years of their most creative interaction reminds us of the still potent energies unleashed by each.

Works wnd Adorno Benjamin Brecht. Marxism and Modernism offers a splendidly well researched and amenable study of the most fertile developments in Marxist aesthetics. David Gross – – Telos: