Title WRITERS ON THE LEFT: Episodes in American Literary Communism
Book Condition Upper corner tips lightly bumped, else a near fine, fresh copy in blue cloth with spine titles and rules in silver; in a very lightly shelfworn dust jacket with the red spine lettering slightly faded. Octavo. 460 pages; notes and an index.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., (1961).
Seller ID 45395.00
Examines the impact of a radical cause on American writers and intellectuals in the nineteen twenties and thirties and why by the forties and fifties, most had become disenchanted. "...a major document in American cultural history."--Mark Schorer.
Proletarian Literature. Communism. Literary Criticism. American Literature. American History.