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Our recent publication of Marx’s Literary Style has us reflecting on some of the other great works of Literary Theory that we’ve published over the years.
"The relation between concepts, categories and metaphors is among the salient concerns of Silva’s study"–Alberto Toscano introduces Marx's Literary Style.
A true understanding of Marx’s work requires a careful study of his literary choices.
Essential Verso reading on Marx's extraordinary life and work.
David Harvey tackles Marx's notebooks that have spawned wide-ranging and raging controversies.
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The UCLA Department of Urban Planning will be hosting a memorial for Mike Davis from 5-8pm on March 2, 2023. Anyone interested in attending can register to the event for free here.
Politicians are struggling to find words in the face of the ecological disaster, but as Christian Salmon notes, this crisis is only the latest in a long series of shocks that have permanently undermined our ability to propose coherent narratives.