Moneybags Must Be So Lucky: On the Literary Structure of Capital

Moneybags Must Be So Lucky: On the Literary Structure of Capital

Robert Paul Wolff

Language: English

Pages: 86

ISBN: B00C7VI3IQ

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


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Karl Marx’s great work, Capital, has intrigued and puzzled readers for more than a century by its mystifyingly intricate arguments and dramatic literary embellishments. In this book, Robert Paul Wolff dispels much of the mystery surrounding Capital by providing a literary-philosophical analysis of the text and of Marx’s intentions. Writing in a lively, satirical, sometimes comical style that echoes Marx’s own use of language, Wolff shows that Marx was at the very same time and in the very same texts a brilliant theoretical economist and a powerfully imaginative writer and that he deliberately forged an ironic voice in Capital in order to better communicate his theoretical arguments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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