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New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Alan M. Wald

Abstract

For a generation, this book has stood as the authoritative account of an often misunderstood chapter in the history of a celebrated tradition among literary radicals in the United States that began in the Great Depression. Wald’s passionate investigation of over half a century of dissident Marxist thought, Jewish internationalism, fervent political activism, and the complex art of the literary imagination is enriched by more than one hundred personal interviews, unparalleled primary research, and critical interpretations of novels and short stories depicting the inner lives of committed writer ... More

Keywords: Marxism, Jewish internationalism, Trotskyism, literary radicalism, neoconservatism, Cold War liberalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781469635941
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan M. Wald, author
University of Michigan