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Art and Revolution : Writings on Literature, Politics and Culture - L. Trotskii

Art and Revolution

Writings on Literature, Politics and Culture

Paperback Published: 1st June 1992
ISBN: 9780873487382
Number Of Pages: 252

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One of the outstanding revolutionary leaders of the 2Oth century discusses questions of literature, art, and culture in a period of capitalist decline and working-class struggle. In these writings, Trotsky examines the place and aesthetic autonomy of art and artistic expression in the struggle for a new, socialist society.

Introductionp. 7
Critical Theory
From Literature and Revolutionp. 29
Class and Artp. 63
From Culture and Socialismp. 83
Historical Objectivity and Artistic Truthp. 92
Culture and the Soviet Bureaucracyp. 94
The Future of Partisan Review: A Letter to Dwight Macdonaldp. 101
Art and Politics in Our Epochp. 104
Manifesto: Towards a Free Revolutionary Artp. 115
The Independence of the Artist: A Letter to Andre Bretonp. 122
Essays in Literary Criticism
Tolstoy: Poet and Rebelp. 127
On Tolstoy's Deathp. 143
A Drama of the French Working Class: Marcel Martinet's La Nuitp. 148
To the Memory of Sergei Esseninp. 162
Churchill as Biographer and Historianp. 167
The Suicide of Vladimir Mayakovskyp. 174
The Strangled Revolution: Andre Malraux's The Conquerorsp. 179
Celine and Poincare: Novelist and Politicianp. 191
Silone's Fontamarap. 205
Critical Jottingsp. 207
Maxim Gorkyp. 217
Jack London's The Iron Heelp. 221
A Masterly First Novel: Jean Malaquais's Les Javanaisp. 225
Notesp. 235
Name Indexp. 249
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ISBN: 9780873487382
ISBN-10: 0873487389
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 1st June 1992
Publisher: Pathfinder Books Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.34  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition