Author: Matt Bolton

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781787543713

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

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Corbynism as a political movement is now in the ascendency, and, conceivably, is also on the verge of power. This book provides a critical overview of what Corbynism is, above and beyond Jeremy Corbyn himself, placing it within the context of populist left and right movements that have taken hold across the globe.

Spanish Front

Spanish Front

Author: Valentine Cunningham

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: UOM:39015011376343

Category: Soldiers as authors

Page: 448

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The Spanish Civil War--the most momentous political and cultural flashpoint of the 1930s--struck deep into the conscience and conciousness of the West. This anthology offers a vivid, moving, and often surprising cross-section of the writing it generated--prose and poetry, public and private, documentary and fictional, convinced and skeptical, left-wing and right-wing. It includes contributions from a number of lesser-known authors, as well as the famous names, and the distinctive participation of women is ehre recognized and represented for the first time. The book shows writers taking sides; reflecting on the war's progress in essays, diaries, letters, journalism, poems, stories, and novels; reporting their visits to the fighting zones; and expressing their responses ranging from hope to despair, from satisfaction to horror. Included are selections from Ernest Hemingway, Graham Greene, Randall Jarrell, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats, Wyndham Lewis, Virginia Woolf, Leon Trotsky, Vita Sackville-West, Claude Simon, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, George Orwell, John Dos Passos, Helen Waddell, David Gascoyne, Antonia White, Ford Madox Ford, and many more. The publication of this book is timed to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil Wa