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Their point is to argue that aesthetic value inheres in these forms. And especially from the 1930s through the 1950s, Williams’s Marxist colleagues, notably Christopher Caudwell, Ralph Fox, and later, Arnold Kettle, subjected English literature to historical materialism’s ideology-critique. Of these, Caudwell’s was clearly the most interesting, since, while pitilessly critical of the class standpoint of most works of the canon, by situating them in their historicity, he was able to acknowledge their greatness.
Many in the human sciences recognize the problems with modeling their work after the natural sciences. The 36 Against Orthodoxy ● last quarter of a century has seen many critiques of the scientistic logic that forces the human sciences to emulate the natural sciences, some of these critiques harking back to the original nineteenth-century neo-Kantian division between the human and natural sciences with respect to the differential nature of human and natural objects. Yet, too often, these writers attempt to solve this problem through methodology, forgetting that the essence of scientism is methodology.
Of course, what he means by experience may not be confused with the ruminations of the classic English empiricist-philosophers. ” Among the clearest expositions of what he means by the notions “cultural materialism,” “structure of feeling,” and perhaps most importantly his celebrated distinction between emergent, dominant, and residual cultures is expressed in his otherwise failed, even if well-known, essay “Base and Superstructure in Marxist Theory”: Now if we go back to the cultural question in its most usual form—what are the relations between art and society?