What's left: Marxism, literature and culture in the 21st century

Rowcroft, Andrew (2016) What's left: Marxism, literature and culture in the 21st century. In: What's Left: Marxism, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century, Thursday 21st July 2016, University of Lincoln.

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The powerful historical narrative developed by Neoliberalism across the last forty years has sought to seriously challenge the intellectual and political relevance of contemporary Marxism. With the inception of the global financial crisis, however, Marxism is experiencing something of a cultural renaissance, with Marxist approaches to crisis-ridden global capitalism appearing increasingly relevant.

This conference aims to think about the current state of Marxist literary criticism, theories of culture, and to consider the relevance of Marxism to contemporary left politics.

Keywords:Marxism, Marxism and literature
Subjects:L Social studies > L210 Political Theories
L Social studies > L171 Capitalism
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V220 European History
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (English)
ID Code:19066
Deposited On:19 Oct 2015 16:02

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