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Prison Notebooks, Vol 3 (Quaderni del carcere #3)
Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) is widely celebrated as the most original political thinker in Western Marxism and an all-around outstanding intellectual figure. Arrested and imprisoned by the Italian Fascist regime in 1926, Gramsci died before fully regaining his freedom. Nevertheless, in his prison notebooks, he recorded thousands of brilliant reflections on an extraordinary ...more
Paperback, 675 pages
Published January 3rd 2011 by Columbia University Press
(first published December 15th 2010)
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I must admit that I found the first half of this third book of Gramsci’s pretty hard going but then it suddenly picked up and I was scribbling notes everywhere and underlining everything. So glad I finished all three books and on the whole this is excellent. Once again gramsci offers some excellent and unique insight into politics, communism, literature, history, religion and lots lots more! Really worth reading if you are interested in these types of things.
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 ...moreMore about Antonio Gramsci...
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