publication . Article . Book . 2008

Counterfeit Capital: Poetic Labor and Revolutionary Irony

Z. Zalloua; S. Miller;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008 Journal: SubStance, volume 38, pages 172-179 (issn: 0049-2426, eissn: 1527-2095, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Counterfeit capital is a comparative and interdisciplinary study exploring the unexpected yet essential relationship between irony and capital in the texts of Baudelaire and Marx. It argues for the renewed relevance of their work to contemporary thinking about the place of aesthetic and cultural experience in social and political life and articulates their poetic and philosophical innovations with their political statements in new and powerful ways. Through readings of Baudelaire's poetry and prose and Marx's Capital, this book illuminates their ongoing contribution to our understanding of themes and topics at the forefront of contemporary theoretical debate, in...
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free text keywords: Literature and Literary Theory, Poetry, Counterfeit, Irony, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Philosophy, Literature, business.industry, business, L171, P300, R120
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