Antonio Gramsci





Antonio Gramsci

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born
in Ales, Italy
January 22, 1891

died
April 27, 1937

gender
male

genre

influences


About this author

Antonio Gramsci was an Italian writer, politician, political theorist, linguist and philosopher. A founding member and onetime leader of the Communist Party of Italy, he was imprisoned by Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime. His writings are heavily concerned with the analysis of culture and political leadership and he is notable as a highly original thinker within the Marxist tradition. He is renowned for his concept of cultural hegemony as a means of maintaining the state in a capitalist society.

Antonio Gramsci (Ales, Cerdeña, 1891-Roma, 1937) ha sido uno de los mayores renovadores del pensamiento marxista del siglo XX. En Turín, donde estudió filología, se vinculó a los círculos obreros, escribió críticas de teatro y se convirtió en el pri...more


Average rating: 4.15 · 3,251 ratings · 93 reviews · 122 distinct works · Similar authors
Selections from the Prison ...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 2,390 ratings — published 1971 — 8 editions
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The Antonio Gramsci Reader:...
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 223 ratings — published 1937 — 7 editions
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Prison Notebooks, Volume 1
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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Prison Notebooks
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1975 — 7 editions
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The Modern Prince and Other...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 1981 — 13 editions
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Odio gli indifferenti
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Lettere dal carcere
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1947 — 16 editions
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The Southern Question (Pica...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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Prison Notebooks, Volume 2
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“I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.”
Antonio Gramsci, Gramsci's Prison Letters

“The point of modernity is to live a life without illusions while not becoming disillusioned”
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“Pessimism of the spirit; optimism of the will.”
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