Toys and Radical Politics: The Marxist Import of Toy Story That Time Forgot

  • Jonathan Hay

Abstract


Through the analysis of a capitalist text, and by reflecting on the discourse of Marx and Althusser, this paper attempts to demonstrate why Marxism remains a potent politics of dissent. It suggests that Marxist philosophies can come to function in an ultimately reparative manner through their promotion of countercultural ideologies.

Author Information

Jonathan Hay

Jonathan Hay is studying for an MRes by English at the University of Chester, and is currently researching Posthumanism and Science Fiction. They have presented papers at the 2017 Talking Bodies conference and the 2018 University of Chester Postgraduate Research Symposium. Further research interests include Marxism, Feminism, and Queer Theory. 

Published
17-Jun-2018
How to Cite
Hay, Jonathan. 2018. FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & The Arts, no. 26 (June). Accessed July 20, 2018. http://www.forumjournal.org/article/view/2774.
Section
Articles