Category: Literature

The Revolutionary Spirit

A discussion of the work of the Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz.

The Imaginative Dialectic in the Novels of Victor Serge

A discussion of Victor Serge’s novels and how literature can enrich revolutionary socialist politics.

Capturing “the Spirit of Struggle”

Rosa Luxemburg on Literature

Luxemburg’s recognition of the paradoxical push and pull of creative literature speaks to contemporary debates in the context of both a resurgent far right and mass movements against systemic racism.

On Gramsci’s Fall: A Review

In Nora Bossong’s latest novel, Gramsci’s Fall, we meet forty-six-year-old Anton Stöver whose marriage is falling apart with extra-marital affairs coming to a close and a career in a German university at a dead end.

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