The Lukacs Reader

By: Kadarkay, Arpad [Editor]

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One of the greatest Marxist theorists of his generation, Georg Lukacs was a prolific writer of remarkably catholic, if moralistic, tastes. In The Lukacs Reader, his biographer Arpad Kadarkay represents the great range and variety of Lukacs's output. The reader includes, in original translations, and with introductory essays, Lukacs on: Kierkegaard, Shakespeare, Ford, Strindberg, Ibsen, Wilde, Shaw, Gaughin, Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, and Heidegger. Also collected are: the autobiographical essay 'On the Poverty of Spirit', material from Lukacs's diary, and such key articles as: 'Aesthetic Culture', 'The Ideology of Modernism', 'Bolshevism as an Ethical Problem', and 'Class Consciousness'. What emerges is a figure very much at the centre of European thought whose value to modern culture and philosophy differs markedly from that which received opinion generally admits.

Title: The Lukacs Reader

Author Name: Kadarkay, Arpad [Editor]

Categories: Philosophy,

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1995-11-06

ISBN Number: 155786571X

ISBN Number 13: 9781557865717

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 201210006