György Lukács
The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1983 1980, English; orginally published
Nonfiction, General
ISBN: 9780262120883

From the Publisher. Originally published in the 1930s, these essays on realism, expressionism, and modernism in literature present Lukács's side of the controversy among Marxist writers and critics now known as the Lukács-Brecht debate. The book also includes an exchange of letters between Lukács, writing in exile in the Soviet Union, and the German Communist novelist, Anna Seghers, in which they discuss realism, the European literary heritage, and the situation of the artist in capitalist culture. Edited and introduced by Rodney Livingstone; translated by David Fernbach.

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