The 30s: Economic Jitters & Marxist Thinking

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Chronology           His Works           The Life          Selected Bibliographic Sources

Contexts: Decades;  Locales; Ideas; Authors; Issues


As Wilson Saw Them

The Thirties: From Notebooks and Diaries of the Period.  Edited and with introduction by Leon Edel.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1980.

"The Earthquake" and "Dawn of the New Deal" in The American Earthquake: A Documentary of the Twenties and Thirties.  Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1958.

"Marxism and Literature" and "The Historical Interpretation of Literature." in The Triple Thinkers: Ten Essays on Literature.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1938: 

To the Finland Station: A Study in the Writing and Acting of History.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1940

"Marxism at the End of the Thirties" in The Shores of Light.  N.Y.: Farrar, Straus & Young, 1952.




Abel, Lionel.  The Intellectual Follies: A Memoir of the Literary Venture in New York and Paris.  N.Y.: Norton, 1984.

Bogardus, Ralph F. and Fred Hobson.  Literature at the Barricades: The American Writer in the 1930s.  Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1982.

Kazin, Alfred.  Starting out in the Thirties.  Boston: Little Brown, 1965.

Trilling, Diana.  The Beginning of the JourneySan Diego: Harvest, 1994.




The 1930s Decade

Reaction "against" Modernism: The Radical Thirties







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