Herbert Marcuse: An Aesthetics of Liberation

Herbert Marcuse An Aesthetics of Liberation When capitalism is clearly catastrophically out of control and its excesses cannot be sustained socially or ecologically the ideas of Herbert Marcuse become as relevant as they were in the s This

  • Title: Herbert Marcuse: An Aesthetics of Liberation
  • Author: Malcolm Miles
  • ISBN: 9780745330396
  • Page: 498
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When capitalism is clearly catastrophically out of control and its excesses cannot be sustained socially or ecologically, the ideas of Herbert Marcuse become as relevant as they were in the 1960s This is the first English introduction to Marcuse to be published for decades, and deals specifically with his aesthetic theories and their relation to a critical theory of socieWhen capitalism is clearly catastrophically out of control and its excesses cannot be sustained socially or ecologically, the ideas of Herbert Marcuse become as relevant as they were in the 1960s This is the first English introduction to Marcuse to be published for decades, and deals specifically with his aesthetic theories and their relation to a critical theory of society.Although Marcuse is best known as a critic of consumer society, epitomised in the classic One Dimensional Man, Malcolm Miles provides an insight into how Marcuse s aesthetic theories evolved within his broader attitudes, from his anxiety at the rise of fascism in the 1930s through heady optimism of the 1960s, to acceptance in the 1970s that radical art becomes an invaluable progressive force when political change has become deadlocked.Marcuse s aesthetics of liberation, in which art assumes a primary role in interrupting the operation of capitalism, made him a key figure for the student movement in the 1960s As diverse forms of resistance rise once , a new generation of students, scholars and activists will find Marcuse s radical theory essential to their struggle.

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    • In our contemporary world where books on philosophy and philosophers tend to be overly analytic and highly technical, specialists writing for specialists, Malcolm Miles is most refreshing. This is a book that can be read and understood and enjoyed by anybody with an interest in Herbert Marcuse specifically or the social and cultural interplay of art, aesthetics and creative protest more generally. In order to give a taste of the insights a reader can expect, I will cite direct quotes from the bo [...]


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