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Selections from the prison notebooks of Antonio Gramsci
Antonio Gramsci's Prison Notebooks, written between 1929 and 1935, are the work of one of the most original thinkers in twentieth century Europe. Gramsci has had a profound influence on debates aboutExpand
Selections from Political Writings, 1910-1920
This volume is the first of two containing a selection of Antonio Gramsci's political writings from the time of his initial involvement in Italian politics to his imprisonment by Mussolini in 1926.Expand
Critique of Dialectical Reason
At the height of the Algerian war, Jean-Paul Sartre embarked on a fundamental reappraisal of his philosophical and political thought. The result was the "Critique of Dialectical Reason," anExpand
Modern Epic: The World System from Goethe to Garcia Marquez
Literary history has long been puzzled by how to classify and treat aesthetic monuments. In this interdisciplinary work, Franco Moretti builds a super-genre that has provided many of the "sacredExpand
Of the Social Contract and Other Political Writings
'Man was born free, and everywhere he is in chains'. These are the famous opening words of a treatise that has stirred vigorous debate ever since its first publication in 1762. Rejecting the viewExpand
The Republic of Cousins : women's oppression in Mediterranean society
A discussion of the inferior position of women in many countries ringing the Mediterranean. Germaine Tillion argues that this extreme oppression is not an aberration specific to Islam, but part of aExpand