New PDF release: Georg Lukacs: The Fundamental Dissonance of Existence:

By Timothy Bewes,Timothy Hall

ISBN-10: 1441157905

ISBN-13: 9781441157904

ISBN-10: 1441164677

ISBN-13: 9781441164674

the top of the Soviet interval, the colossal growth within the strength and effect of capital, and up to date advancements in social and aesthetic thought, have made the paintings of Hungarian Marxist thinker and social critic Georg Lukács extra very important than ever.

The very concepts in literary technique that, through the 80s and 90s, marginalized him within the West have now made attainable new readings of Lukács, much less in thrall to the positions taken by means of Lukács himself on political and aesthetic concerns. What those advancements quantity to, this ebook argues, is a chance to disencumber Lukács’s idea from its formal and old boundaries, achieveable that was once continually inherent in Lukács’s personal pondering the paradoxes of shape. This assortment brings jointly contemporary paintings on Lukács from the fields of Philosophy, Social and Political suggestion, Literary and Cultural reports. opposed to the chances, Lukács’s suggestion has survived: as a critique of overdue capitalism, as a consultant to the contradictions of modernity, and as a version for a temperament that refuses all lodging with the best way issues are.

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Georg Lukacs: The Fundamental Dissonance of Existence: Aesthetics, Politics, Literature by Timothy Bewes,Timothy Hall

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