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Literature and art / by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels; selections from their writings.

By: Marx, Karl, 1818-1883.
Contributor(s): Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: ART N 1947 666518Publication: New York, International Publishers 1947Description: 154 p.Subject(s): Art and society | LiteratureAlso issued online.
Contents:
Origin and development of art. The mode of production of material life determines the social, political and intellectual processes of life ; Social existence determines consciousness ; Conscious production and creation according to the laws of beauty ; The role of labor in the origin of art ; Development of a sense of beauty ; The disproportion between the development of material and artistic production ; The great century of German literature ; On the borrowing of old forms -- Art in capitalist society. On the division of material and intellectual labor ; Capitalist production is hostile to art and poetry ; The all-revolutionizing power of money ; The rise of bourgeois rule and the origin of world literature -- Realism in art. The truthful presentation of persons and events ; Realism and the novel ; Tendentiousness and individual character in realistic art ; "Shakespearizing" or "Schillerizing"? ; On the realistic portrayal of great historical events ; The social and historical roots of a literary upsurge ; On style ; Socialist humanism ; Petty-bourgeois writers ; The writer's profession -- Literary history. Slavery and the culture of antiquity ; The reflection of the social system in ancient Greek art ; Forms of the family and their reflection in literature ; The epoch of the Renaissance ; The social character of Renaissance art ; On Dante ; Provenc̜al poetry ; "Grobian" literature ; On Diderot ; On Goethe ; On Platen ; Alexander Jung and "Young Germany" ; "Young Germany" ; Philistine romanticism ; Reaction in the French theater ; On Heine ; Georg Weerth ; Political folk-songs ; On Bentham ; The English proletariat and literature ; On Thomas Hood ; On Carlyle ; On Shelley and Byron ; Of the English realists ; On Chateau-Briand ; On Balzac ; On a Russian democratic writer -- Appendix. Marx and literature / Paul Lafargue ; Walks with Marx / Wilhelm Liebknecht ; Marx and literature / Franz Mehring ; "Confessions" ; Biographical sketches.
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Origin and development of art. The mode of production of material life determines the social, political and intellectual processes of life ; Social existence determines consciousness ; Conscious production and creation according to the laws of beauty ; The role of labor in the origin of art ; Development of a sense of beauty ; The disproportion between the development of material and artistic production ; The great century of German literature ; On the borrowing of old forms -- Art in capitalist society. On the division of material and intellectual labor ; Capitalist production is hostile to art and poetry ; The all-revolutionizing power of money ; The rise of bourgeois rule and the origin of world literature -- Realism in art. The truthful presentation of persons and events ; Realism and the novel ; Tendentiousness and individual character in realistic art ; "Shakespearizing" or "Schillerizing"? ; On the realistic portrayal of great historical events ; The social and historical roots of a literary upsurge ; On style ; Socialist humanism ; Petty-bourgeois writers ; The writer's profession -- Literary history. Slavery and the culture of antiquity ; The reflection of the social system in ancient Greek art ; Forms of the family and their reflection in literature ; The epoch of the Renaissance ; The social character of Renaissance art ; On Dante ; Provenc̜al poetry ; "Grobian" literature ; On Diderot ; On Goethe ; On Platen ; Alexander Jung and "Young Germany" ; "Young Germany" ; Philistine romanticism ; Reaction in the French theater ; On Heine ; Georg Weerth ; Political folk-songs ; On Bentham ; The English proletariat and literature ; On Thomas Hood ; On Carlyle ; On Shelley and Byron ; Of the English realists ; On Chateau-Briand ; On Balzac ; On a Russian democratic writer -- Appendix. Marx and literature / Paul Lafargue ; Walks with Marx / Wilhelm Liebknecht ; Marx and literature / Franz Mehring ; "Confessions" ; Biographical sketches.

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