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Because of the use of many subject and the various styles, the literature was really able to reflect the common man.
The poetry that was written during the Renaissance also contained an abundance of the use of realism.
MIT Press Journals Considering [his] capacity for historical intervention and personal survival, the least one can say is that Lukács was the most successful Marxist intellectual of the 20th century....
The six essays and one public exchange of letters that David Fernbach's translation makes available to English readers were all written between 19, a period during which Lukács served the Comintern as one of its most formidable (and certainly its most erudite) critical hitmen. Hoberman The Village Voice Originally published in the 1930s, these essays on realism, expressionism, and modernism in literature present Lukacs's side of the controversy among Marxist writers and critics now known as the Lukacs-Brecht debate.In the late part of the 1400's, along with the taking over of the throne by Henry VII, England entered a stage that is known today as the Renaissance.Many aspects of English culture changed during this period of learning and rebirth.America needed a literature that would explain what had happened and what was happening to their society.American writers turned to what is now known as modernism.By using allegories in poems, the author could show the underlying meaning of the aspects such as the social, moral, and religious.Once again the use of realism is apparent in the poetry by the representation of ordinary people and everyday life.The prose of the time period used many different subjects.The subjects included things such as philosophy, travel, and history.The writers experimented in writing and began writing pastoral poems and using allegories in the poems that they wrote.Pastoral poetry shows and reflects the rural life of the people in England, and it shows the aspect of everyday society that was not commonly seen in previous works of literature.