Karl Marx: A Biography by David McLellan

By David McLellan

"All the nice political revolutions of the 20 th century referred again to Marx. Reviled by way of a few, respected by means of many, Marx's impact are available in each zone of the arts and social sciences from literary feedback to globalization. during this completely revised and up-to-date new version of his vintage biography, David McLellan presents a transparent and certain account either one of Marx's dramatic existence and of his path-breaking idea including a wealth of bibliographical info for additional reading."

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48. That Marx married 'the girl next door' is a widespread, but unfortunately inaccurate, impression. 49. Cf. the very small inheritance left by Jenny's mother in 1856. For this and other details, see H. Monz, 'Unbekannte Kapitel aus dem Leben der Familie Ludwig von Westphalen', Archiv fiir Sozialgeschichte (1968). 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. Eleanor Marx, 'Karl Marx', Die neue Zeit (May 1883) p. 441. Heinrich Marx to Marx, MEW, Ergsbd. [suppl. ] 1 617. MEGA 1 i (2) 7. MEGA 1 i (2) 194. Ibid. Heinrich Marx to Marx, MEW, Ergsbd.

8. 77. For a lengthier discussion of Marx's poems than, perhaps, they merit, see A. Cornu, Karl Marx et Friedrich Engels (Paris, 1955) pp. ; R. Payne, Marx (London, 1968) pp. ; P. Demetz, Marx, Engels and the Poets (Chicago, 1967) pp. 47 ff. These essentially immature literary efforts should not be taken as evidence of Marx's capacities in this field; on the contrary remarks scattered throughout his later writings show that he had the ability to be a first-class literary critic. 4° TRIER, BONN AND BERLIN 41 83.

D. Rjazanov and V. ) I i (2) p. 242 (hereinafter referred to as MEGA). 7. F. Mehring, Karl Marx (London, 1936) p. 3, is mistaken on this point. 8. For details, see A. Kober, 'Karl Marx, Vater und das napoleonische * 50 KARL MARX: A TRIER, BIOGRAPHY Ausnahmegesetz gegen die Juden, 1808', Jahrbuch des kfflnischen Geschichtsverein, xiv (1932). 9. K. Marx, 'The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte', in K. Marx and F. Engels, Selected Works (Moscow, 1935), 1 247 (hereinafter referred to as MESW). 10.

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