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Icons of the Left: Benjamin and Eisenstein, Picasso and Kafka after the Fall of Communism

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In his new book, art historian O. K. Werckmeister advances a critique of Marxist culture in capitalist society.
Focusing on some of the most celebrated instances of traditional "Western Marxism," Werckmeister shows how such "icons of the Left" have been progressively detached from their political roots in communist activism to the safe distance of utopian or revolutionary s
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Paperback, 196 pages
Published April 1st 1999 by University Of Chicago Press
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