Engels

Carrol Cox cbcox at rs6000.cmp.ilstu.edu
Tue Nov 21 09:07:15 MST 1995


>
> Hands up those who think Engels was a) merely
> interpreting Marx; and b) got him right.
> Hands up those who don't.
>
  Engels was a great man, a great revolutionary, and a great thinker
quite independently of his exact relationship to Marx. But I can think
of few friendships in intellectual history (perhaps Pope and Swift) to
match that of Marx and Engels in lack of envy and focus on their shared
goals.
>       Carrol Cox
        Dept. of English
        Illinois State Univ.
        Normal, IL


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