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Lives on the Left A Group Portrait

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ISBN-10: 1844676994

ISBN-13: 9781844676996

Edition: 2011

Authors: Francis Mulhern, Jo�o Pedro St�dile, Giovanni Arrighi, Akira Asada, Luciana Castellina

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Four generations of intellectuals discuss their political histories and present perspectives, and the specialized work for which they are, often, best known. These recollections span the one hundred years from the eve of the Great War to the present, ranging across Europe East and West, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Psychoanalysis, philosophy, the gendering of private and public life, capital and class formation, the novel past and future, geography, and the theory and philosophy of language are among the associated areas of intellectual exchange. At the heart of the collection, in all its diversity of testimony and interpretation, reflection and affirmation, is a critical experience of…    
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 11/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Jo�o Pedro St�dile is an advocate for agrarian reform in Brazil, both as a writer and as a leader of the Landless Workersrsquo; Movement (MST), of which he was a co-founder. His numerous publications include the three-volume A Quest�o Agraria no Brasil.

Asada Akira is a critic and curator and the current head of the Graduate School at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. His first book, published in 1983, was Structure and Power: Beyond Semiotics. Since then he has published, among other things, Beyond �the End of History� and The End of Cinema�s Century. He was co-editor of Hihyokukan (�Critical Space�).

Luciana Castellina has been a leading figure of the Italian Left since the 1960s. She co-founded the Partitodi Unità Proletaria per il communismo (PdUP) and the Movimento dei Comunisti Unitari (CU). She was a member of the European parliament from 1979 to 1999 and has been at different times the editor of Nuovo Generazione, il manifesto and Liberazione.

Chronology
Not Yet, No Longer, Not Yet: An Introduction
Life and Work
Memories of Karl Korsch
The Struggle for Socialism in Czechoslovakia
Memoir of an Indian Communist
The Luck of a Crazy Youth
The Personal and the Political
A Political and Philosophical Interview
Il Manifesto and Italian Communism
'What Exists Cannot Be True'
Itinerary of a Thought
Linguistics and Politics
Reinventing Geography
Landless Battalions
A Left Within the Place of Nothingness
Fire at the Castle Gate
The Winding Paths of Capital
Acknowledgements
Index