Marxist literary theory Definition
Marxist literary theory
Marxist literary criticism
- 1. literary theory.
- A complex and highly theoretical approach that, in its simplest form, emphasizes how important the effect of the struggle to control the material side of life is to the production of all art, past and present, both at the fundamental economic and social levels and at the level of influence this struggle has on ideas, beliefs, philosophies, etc, and which tends to stress this over any notion of creativity. Also in compounds. See also Structuralism, Post-structuralism, Modernism, Post-modernism, Formalism.
- Example: Marxist-Feminist