By Antonio Gramsci, D. Forgacs (Ed.)
With a brand new creation through ERIC J. HOBSBAWM "Very usefully pulls the main passages from Gramsci's writings into one quantity, which permits English-language readers an total view of his paintings. really important are the connections it attracts throughout his paintings and the insights which the advent and word list supply into the starting place and improvement of a few key Gramscian concepts."--Stuart corridor, Professor of Sociology, Open collage the main entire one-volume choice of writings via probably the most attention-grabbing thinkers within the historical past of Marxism, The Antonio Gramsci Reader fills the necessity for a large and basic advent to this significant determine. Antonio Gramsci was once some of the most very important theorists of sophistication, tradition, and the kingdom considering that Karl Marx. within the united states, the place his writings have been lengthy unavailable, his stature has in recent times so elevated that each severe pupil of Marxism, political concept, or sleek Italian background needs to now learn him. Imprisoned by way of the Fascists for a lot of his grownup existence, Gramsci wrote brilliantly on a extensive diversity of matters: from folklore to philosophy, pop culture to political method. nonetheless the main accomplished number of Gramsci's writings on hand in English, it now incorporates a new creation by way of top Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm, as well as its biographical creation, informative introductions to every part, and word list of keywords.