Antonio Gramsci: Life of a Revolutionary (Verso Modern Classics)

By Giuseppe Fiori

Antonio Gramsci was once born in Sardinia in 1891, grew to become the chief of the Italian Communist occasion in his early thirties, used to be arrested via Mussolini’s police in 1927, and remained imprisoned till almost immediately earlier than his demise ten years later. The posthumous book of his Prison Notebooks established him as an important philosopher whose effect maintains to increase.

Fiori’s biography enlarges upon the evidence of Gramsci’s lifestyles via own bills, and during Gramsci’s personal writings to family members and neighbors. In referring to Gramsci’s progress as a political chief and theorist to his inner most adventure, it deals acute insights into his involvement within the manufacturing facility councils circulation. It examines his courting with political rivals, together with Mussolini, and together with his comrades in the Communist get together earlier than and through Gramsci’s imprisonment. it's an technique which seeks to explicate, in addition to underscore, the huge fulfillment of 1 of an important figures in western Marxism.

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