Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture

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Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences Cary Nelson, Cary Nelson, Lawrence Grossberg, Dr Lawrence Grossberg
University of Illinois Press, 1988 - Literary Criticism - 738 pages
''The publication of Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture is a major event in the discourse of cultural criticism of our time. In both the scope of the issues addressed and in the depth with which each issue is examined, this collection of essays demonstrates that dialectical materialism remains the intellectual strategy with which any ......
 

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Contents

Marxist Theory and the Specificity of AfroAmerican Oppression
13
Discussion
26
The Toad in the Garden Thatcherism among the Theorists
31
Discussion
54
Toward a Leftist Cultural Politics Remarks Occasioned by the Centenary of Marxs Death
71
Hegemony and New Political Subjects Toward a New Concept of Democracy
85
Discussion
98
Desire and Power A Feminist Perspective
101
Postmodernism as a Structure of Feeling
377
Schizoanalysis The Postmodern Contextualization of Psychoanalysis
401
Culture Domination and Resistance
413
Womens Rage
415
Can Industrial Culture Be a Culture of Difference A Reflection on Frances Confrontation with the US Model of Serialized Cultural Production
425
The New Song and Its Confrontation in Latin America
443
Art Ideology and Pop Practice
457
The Politics of Film Discourse Psychoanalysis Ideology
473

Discussion
113
Marxism and Beyond Strategies of Reterritorialization
119
Discussion
133
In Defense of Political Economy and Systemic Analysis A Critique of Prevailing Theoretical Approaches to the New Social Movements
137
Toward a Contemporary Marxism
153
The Vacillation of Ideology
155
What Is a Revival of Marxism and Why Do We Need One Today? Centennial Lecture Commemorating the Death of Karl Marx
207
Philosophy and Revolution Twenty Sheaves of Questions
231
Metaphor and Social Antagonisms
245
Patriarchy Domestic Mode of Production Gender and Class
255
Discussion
264
Can the Subaltern Speak?
267
The Politics of Modernity and Postmodernity
311
Modernity and Revolution
313
Discussion
330
The Spell of Indecision
335
Discussion
341
Cognitive Mapping
343
Discussion
354
The New Sentence and the Commodity Form Recent American Writing
357
Class Power and Culture
483
Beyond Ethnocentrism Gender Power and the ThirdWorld Intelligentsia
499
Science Technology Politics and Ethics
513
The Production of Scientific Knowledge Science Ideology and Marxism
515
Discussion
534
The Concept of the Philosophy of Praxis in the Quademi of Antonio Gramsci
539
Marxism Normative Theory and Alienation
561
Communications in Socialist France The Difficulty of Matching Technology with Democracy
577
Contamination Coincidence and Collusion Pop Music Urban Culture and the AvantGarde
603
Discussion
608
The Politics of Theory and Interpretation
613
The Critic as Clown
615
Discourse Structure or Event?
629
The Book of Poems as a Social Act Notes toward an Interpretation of Contemporary Hispanic American Poetry
647
Can People Be RePresented in Fiction? Toward a Theory of Narrative Agents and a Materialist Critique beyond Technology or Reductionism
659
The Place of Aesthetics in Marxist Criticism
693
Marxist Literary Criticism in China
711
Notes on Contributors
719
Index
729
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