Herbert Marcuse

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Noun1.Herbert Marcuse - United States political philosopher (born in Germany) concerned about the dehumanizing effects of capitalism and modern technology (1898-1979)
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I'll Give Them Unfreedom and One-Dimensional Thought: George Lucas, THX 1138, and the Persistence of Marcusian Social Critique in American Graffiti and the Star Wars Films.
The novel takes seriously the Marcusian notion that the body is capable of an unrestrained and satisfying Erotic relationship with the world, the self, and other people in adulthood.
This inherently "happily ever after" understanding underscores Suvin's pejorative reading where fantasy is considered affirmative in a Marcusian sense: an obfuscatory vessel of and for ruling ideology.