The Revolutionary Marxism of Antonio Gramsci (Historical Materialism) (Paperback)

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Antonio Gramsci was not only one of the most original and significant communist leaders of his time but also a creative thinker whose contributions to the renewal of Marxism remain pertinent today. In The Revolutionary Marxism of Antonio Gramsci, Frank Rosengarten explores Gramsci's writings in areas as diverse as Marxist theory, the responsibilities of political leadership, and the theory and practice of literary criticism. He also discusses Gramsci's influence on the post-colonial world. Through close readings of texts ranging from Gramsci's socialist journalism in the Turin years to his prison letters and Notebooks, Rosengarten captures the full vitality of the Sardinian communist's thought and outlook on life.

About the Author

Frank Rosengarten (1927-2014) Ph.D. in Italian, Columbia University, was professor emeritus at Case Western Reserve University and the City University of New York. He edited several volumes of Gramsci's prison letters. Among his other publications are The Writings of the Young Marcel Proust (2001), and Urbane Revolutionary: C.L.R. James and the Struggle for a New Society (2008)
Product Details
ISBN: 9781608464739
ISBN-10: 1608464733
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: May 5th, 2015
Pages: 196
Language: English
Series: Historical Materialism