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Marx, Freud, and the Critique of Everyday Life:
Toward a Permanent Cultural Revolution

by Bruce Brown

ISBN 0853452806 / 9780853452805 / 0-85345-280-6
Publisher Monthly Review Press
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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The theory and practice of revolutionary social transformation, Bruce Brown argues, cannot rest content with the exclusive emphasis of traditional Marxism on world-historic processes and the struggle of the working classes for their collective emancipation. This means to discover how capitalist rule becomes internalized in individuals who suffer not only from economic and political oppression, but also from forms of specifically psychological oppression that any revolutionary worthy of the name must address. Toward this end of reconciling the personal and the political, the author surveys not only the lessons learned in the New Left during the 1960s, but also the contributions of critical Marxists who have sought to reconstitute Marxism as a critique of everyday life through a critical assimilation of Freudianism into the broader structure of historical materialism. [via]