Marxist Cultural Perspectives

  • Hans G. Furth


In the preceding chapter, I analyzed the views of Castoriadis, a political scientist and psychoanalyst, on the imaginary institution of human societies. Where he emphasized creativity, indeed the utter newness and otherness in the institution of what he calls the social-historical, I proposed to link this creativity to the developing object and symbol capacity of children. In study 12 I continue the inquiry of the nature of society by turning to another academic discipline—literary and cultural criticism.


Human Mind Nursery School Narrative Text Narrative Form Social Image 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans G. Furth
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  1. 1.The Catholic University of AmericaUSA

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