Against the Grain

T.A. Jackson, Marxist Outsider

In relation to the radical political groupings of his time, the British Marxist T.A. Jackson occupied the position of an outsider. So asserts Philip Bounds, who finds Jackson’s inability to conform not only refreshing but of immense value to the revolutionary project. Bounds also discusses Jackson’s understanding of the political views of Dickens and Shakespeare. (Encore presentation.)

Socialism and Democracy

Philip Bounds, British Communism and the Politics of Literature, 1928 to 1939 Merlin Press, 2012

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