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Marxist aesthetics

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-M073-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 2021
Retrieved July 25, 2024, from

Article Summary

‘Marxist Aesthetics’ reviews several Marxist approaches to the analysis of art, including the basic or traditional Marxist approach as well as approaches by Lukács, Benjamin, Adorno, Marcuse, and Macherey. Also reviewed are several Marxist approaches to the production of socialist art including Russian Constructivism, Soviet Montage, Socialist Realism and Brecht’s conception of his Epic Theatre.

Citing this article:
Carroll, Noël. Marxist aesthetics, 2021, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-M073-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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