MARX'S 'EARLY WORKS' QUERY

Justin Schwartz jschwart at freenet.columbus.oh.us
Thu Apr 27 20:58:43 MDT 1995


Ralph--

I forgot to mention that these texts are also ably translated by Loyd
Easton and Kurt Guddat in an out-of-print Anchor Doubleday volume called
Writings of the Young Marx on Philosophy and Politics.

--Justin

On Thu, 27 Apr 1995, Santiago Colas wrote:

> Ralph,
>
> You need the book.  It contains, "Critique of Hegel's Doctrine of the
> State," Letters from the _Franco-German Yearbooks_, "On the Jewish
> Question," "A contribution to the Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of
> Right.  Introduction,"  "Excerpts from James Mill's _Elements of
> Political Economy_", EPM, and "Critical Notes on the Article 'The King of
> Prussia and Social Reform.  By a Prussian'" plus in the Appendix the
> Theses Concerning Feuerbach and the Preface to the 1859 Critique.  The
> Hegel manuscript you were asking about is very worthwile indeed.
> However, I can't speak for the translation's quality.
>
> Best,
>
> Santiago
>
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> On Thu, 27 Apr 1995, Ralph Dumain wrote:
>
> > Query: I am trying to decide whether to buy the Penguin edition of
> > EARLY WORKS by Karl Marx, introduced by Lucio Colletti.  The one
> > piece in there that interests me is the complete (I think) text of
> > 'Critique of Hegel's Doctrine of the State'.  If this is the
> > pivotal unpublished 1843 manuscript I have heard about under the
> > name 'Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right'. then I definitely
> > need this book, because I know of no other English translation of
> > the whole thing in print.  (Note: I am NOT talking about the
> > 'Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right -- Introduction" which
> > was published by Marx in his newspaper and is often anthologized.)
> > The introductory note for this piece (I saw it in a bookstore)
> > mentions a couple of previous attempts at translation, of which I
> > recall the one by Joseph O'Malley published circa 1970, which I
> > can't find in used book stores.  So if the Penguin essay is (a)
> > the same thing) (b) the complete and most up-to-date translation,
> > then I need this book.  Along with Marx's essay on the Jewish
> > question, this is the most important manuscript by Marx up to the
> > 1844 Paris Manuscripts and the key critique of Hegel.  Anyone
> > knowledgeable in this area?
> >
> >
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