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One of the outstanding revolutionary leaders of the 20th century discusses questions of literature, art, and culture in a period of capitalist decline and working-class struggle. In these writings, Trotsky examines the place and aesthetic autonomy of art and artistic expression in the struggle for a new, socialist society.
Trotsky demonstrated a keen insight and a penetrating analysis of literature (Russian and foreign) and society.Choice
What reviewers said of an earlier edition: [Trotskys] pungent style and opinions never fail to stimulate.The Russian Review
Photos, notes, index. Now with enlarged type.