Synopses & Reviews
This collection of Gramsci's pre-prison writings, newly translated and including a number of pieces not previously available in English, covers the whole gamut of his journalistic activity, from general cultural criticism to commentaries on local, national and international events. It will be of interest to a broad range of scholars and students concerned with the history of political, social and cultural thought in the twentieth century.
"[T]he first reasonably representative collection of his early political and cultural journalism available in English....Gramsci is revealed as a brilliant journalist first and foremost, and secondly as a Communist activist...." Martin Clark, Times Literary Supplement
"...will be a useful aid to Gramsci scholarship." Ethics
A wide-ranging and important collection of Gramsci's pre-prison writings.
A wide-ranging collection of Gramsci's pre-prison writings which reveals the genesis of much of his later innovatory work.
Table of Contents
1. On Marx; 2. The new order; 3. Socialism and fascism; 4. The construction of the Italian Communist Party.