The Literary Class War: I

Wilson, Edmund
May 1932
New Republic;5/4/32, Vol. 70 Issue 909, p319
Focuses on the criticism of U.S. novelist Thornton Wilder by writer Michael Gold through his article published in the previous issue. Attempt to arraign Wilder at the bar of the Communist ideology; Comments on the autobiographical book about New York East Side, "Jews Without Money"; Meaning of a revolutionary literature in the U.S.; Relationship between the literature, art and the dominant social class; Comments on the Marxists contemplated the destruction of all human art and literature up to date and the immediate creation.


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