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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 the study of media.


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., Adorno AND "popular culture". Or to broaden : (Adorno OR Brecht) AND "cultural industries".

Sample subject terms:

  • Marxist criticism
  • Motion pictures
  • Mass media
  • Mass media criticism
  • Mass media industry
  • Globalization-economic aspects


Key databases:

Media Research Guides

Subject Specialist

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Sarah G. Wenzel

Literatures of Europe & the Americas

Regenstein Library
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