Boston University’s Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center has made available scans of the complete run of Partisan Review (the journal moved its operations to BU in 1978). Of most interest is the period before the great split of 1943 between William Phillips and Philip Rahv on one side and Dwight Macdonald on the other, perhaps […]
The first issue of the re-launched academic journal Dada/Surrealism—“Wonderful Things”: Surrealism and Egypt—is now available. All of the journal’s articles are open source and freely available as PDF files. Of particular interest is Michael Richardson’s “The Foolishness of Living: Georges Henein Between Worlds”. Richardson is the co-editor (with Krzysztof Fijalkowski) of the valuable collection Surrealism […]
Richard Greeman, translator of Victor Serge, recently shared with readers of New Politics a brief communication on the opposition in Ukraine he received from the Praxis Center (Moscow) activist Julia Gusseva. See also the text referred to by Gusseva, “Kiev’s Euromaidan is a Liberationist and not extremist mass action of civic disobedience.”
A record for Margaret Ellingham’s book Le Multinazionali e la Crisi is now available in the Open Library. See also: Margaret Ellingham, an American Marxist in Italy
Criticism &c. passed its four-year anniversary on January 2. Although the pace of new posts slowed dramatically in 2013, we still managed to accumulate over 5,000 views from almost 100 different countries. The most frequently viewed post of 2013 was ‘Ascent to the heights’: Ernst Bloch’s A Philosophy of the Future, which points readers to […]
The San Franciso scanning facility of the Internet Archive experienced a serious fire in the early morning hours of November 6. Those wishing to contribute can find out more on the organization’s website.
Hear David Watson, author of Against the Megamachine and Beyond Bookchin: Preface for a Future Social Ecology, read an essay from a work-in-progress on the Balkan wars, nationalism, and genocide. Watson published a number of outstanding interventions into debates around the wars in Bosnia-Hezegovina and Kosovo in Fifth Estate, New Internationalist, and elsewhere. This reading […]