[Marxism] Questions for the list

stephencotgrave at yahoo.co.uk stephencotgrave at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Sep 26 17:13:37 MDT 2013


Francis Wheen's Marx is populist and erudite.  Otherwise I'd go for McLellan

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> On 26 Sep 2013, at 23:44, Nathan Weinstein <nat at socialistviewpoint.org> wrote:
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> I would strongly recommend 
> Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution by Mary Gabriel (Author)
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> Nat Weinstein
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>> On Sep 26, 2013, at 12:54 PM, Robert Schardein wrote:
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>> 1.  Who's biography of Marx is the most worthwhile?  Avineri?  Hosfeld? McLellan?  Seigel?  There are obviously so many, and I've read none.  I feel like I should tackle at least one of them.
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>> 2. Is Kolakowski's Main Currents of Marxism worth trudging through?  Some, including McLellan, have considered it to be the most formidable treatment of its subject by an "apostate."  
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>> Any responses appreciated.  
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