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Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Alan M. Wald

Abstract

The second of three volumes that track the political and personal lives of several generations of U.S. left-wing writers, this book carries forward the chronicle launched in Exiles from a Future Time: The Forging of the Mid-Twentieth-Century Literary Left. In this volume, the author delves into literary, emotional, and ideological trajectories of radical cultural workers in the era when the International Brigades fought in the Spanish Civil War (1936–39) and the United States battled in World War II (1941–45). Probing in detail the controversial impact of the Popular Front on literary culture, ... More

Keywords: cultural workers, International Brigades, Spanish Civil War, Popular Front, literary culture, Jewish masculinity, racism, liberal democracy, Arthur Miller, pro-Communist writers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780807830758
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807882368_wald

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan M. Wald, author