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History in our hands : a critical anthology of writings on literature, culture, and politics from the 1930s

Author: Patrick Deane
Publisher: London ; New York : Leicester University Press, 1998.
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This collection of social, political and cultural history writings from the 1930s, still dominated by the 'Auden generation', brings together important texts of the period and makes accessible some of the key writings of the decade.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
History in our hands.
London ; New York : Leicester University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)654774326
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Deane
ISBN: 0718501438 9780718501433 0718501446 9780718501440
OCLC Number: 38010726
Description: ix, 406 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: F.R. Leavis: from Mass civilisation and minority culture (1930) --
Oswald Mosley: from The greater Britain (1932) --
W.H. Auden: from Writing (1932); What is a highbrow? (1933); Marx and Freud (1935) --
Geoffrey Grigson: The object of new verse (1933) --
Michael Roberts: Preface to New signatures (1932); from introduction to The Faber book of modern verse (1936) --
W.B. Yeats: from The Oxford book of modern verse (1936) --
Writers' International (British section): Statement of aim, with responses (1934) --
David Gascoyne: from A short survey of surrealism (1935) --
Vera Brittain: Can the women of the world stop war? (1934) --
Rebecca West: The necessity and grandeur of the international ideal (1935) --
Sylvia Townsend Warner: Man's moral law (1932). Gerald Heard: The significance of the new pacifism (1936) --
Second International Congress of Writers: Manifesto (1937) --
Spain's call to intellectuals (1938) --
John Cornford: The class front of modern art (1933) --
Christopher Caudwell: from Illusion and reality (1937) --
Alick West: from Crisis and criticism (1937) --
Ralph Fox: from The novel and the people (1937) --
William Empson: Proletarian literature (1935) --
Q.D. Leavis: from Fiction and the reading public (1932) --
C.H. Sisson: Charles Maurras and the idea of the patriot king (1937); Prejudice as an aid to government (1938); from Order and anarchy (1939) --
Evelyn Waugh: from Robbery under law: The Mexican object-lesson (1939) --
Wyndham Lewis: from Detachment and the fictionist (1934); from The Hitler cult (1939) --
Stephen Spender: Writers and manifestos (1935); The left wing orthodoxy (1938) --
Naomi Mitchison: from The home and a changing civilisation (1934); The moral idea and the political vision (1938) --
Stevie Smith: from a letter to Naomi Mitchison (1937); Mosaic (1939) --
Laura Riding: from The world and ourselves (1938) --
Willa Muir: Women in Scotland (1937) --
Philippa Polson: Feminists and the woman question (1935) --
Virginia Woolf: from Three guineas (1938). J.V. Delahaye: The people's front (1936) --
Arthur L. Horner: The arts, science and literature as allies of the working class (1936) --
C. Day Lewis: English writers and a people's front (1936); Revolutionaries and poetry (1935) --
Mass-observation: from Britain by mass-observation (1939) --
John Grierson: First principles of documentary (1932-3) --
Storm Jameson: New documents (1937) --
Arthur Elton: Realist films today (1937) --
Arthur Calder-Marshall: The film industry (1937) --
Winifred Holtby: Cavalcade (1933); Black words for women only (1934) --
Christopher Dawson: General introduction to Essays in order (1931) --
Eric Gill: Art and the people (1932); Two letters on the artists' international (1934) --
Frank (F.J.) Sheed: Catholics and the social problem (1938); The city of God (1937) --
T.S. Eliot: from The idea of a Christian society (1939) --
E.M. Forster: from What I believe (1939) --
George Orwell: Why I joined the Independent Labour Party (1938); from Inside the whale (1940).
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Deane.

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