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Now in Paperback: The Politics of Style: Towards a Marxist Poetics

28th May 2018

The Politics of Style: Towards a Marxist Poetics

Daniel Hartley

An ambitious intervention, asserting the importance of a Marxist interpretation of literary style and calling for an appreciation of a specifically Marxist poetics.

Building on the work of Raymond Williams, Terry Eagleton and Fredric Jameson, Hartley delineates the historical and conceptual preconditions for the emergence of a ‘politics of style’, and uncovers an underground current of stylistics within the Marxist tradition running from Marx to Barthes.

ISBN: 9781608468287 · £24.99 · 296 pages · PB · Available now

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