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ENGL 32300: Marxism and Modern Culture (COMPLIT 31600)

Loren Kruger, Winter 2017

Sample Titles

Examples demonstrating ways Marxist interpretation has been applied to literary texts.


An efficient way to search in the library catalog, WorldCat or any database of articles is to use subject terms, which are standardized.

Subjects can be combined to narrow a search focus, e.g., literature and "marxist criticism". Or to broaden : (literature OR theater) AND ideology.

Sample subject terms:

  • Labor Movement in Literature
  • Marxist criticism
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Socialist realism in literature
  • Literature and Society
  • Frankfurt school of sociology


Key databases:

Literature & Theater Research Guides

Subject Specialist

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Sarah G. Wenzel

Literatures of Europe & the Americas

Regenstein Library
Room 363