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Bibliography Gramsci's writings - English translations of Gramsci's writings are listed at the beginning of the Notes. The Selections from Prison Notebooks has a very good introduction giving the historical background to the main events in Gramsci's life. In addition there is: A Gramsci Reader, edited by David Forgacs, Lawrence and Wishart 1988. A comprehensive selection of all Gramsci's writings divided into 14 sections with an introduction to each section; there is also a glossary ofkey terms. Letters from Prison, Lynne Lawner, London, Jonathan Cape, 1975. This included 94 letters, well annotated, out of the total of428 in the Einaudi edition of 1965. A complete edition ofall the prison letters is to be published by the Columbia Press. The following is a selection ofworks on Gramsci in English. Anderson, Perry, 'The Antinomies ofAntonio Gramsci', New Left Review, No. 100, Nov. 1976-Jan. 1977. A criticism of Gramsci and of his strategy of war of position, from a Trotskyist viewpoint. Concludes that 'in the labyrinth ofthe Notebooks, Gramsci lost his way'. Boggs, Carl, Gramsci's Marxism, Pluto Press, 1976. The first short introduction in English to Gramsci's political thought. Buci-Glucksmann, Christine, Gramsci and the State, Lawrence and Wishart, 1980. 136 BIBLIOGRAPHY A formidable work of great scholarship, providing a great deal of information about and analysis of the Prison Notebooks, relating them to the historical context in which they were wlitten. Directs attention particularly to Gramsci's theory of the state, and is very instructive on Gramsci's relations with Lenin, and also with Bukharin. Cammett, John M., Antonio Gramsci and the Origins of Italian Communisim, California, Stanford University Press, 1967. A pioneering study ofGramsci's life and ideas combined with a history of the Italian labour movement before, during and after the First World War. Clark, Martin, Antonio Gramsci and the Revolution that Failed, Yale University Press, 1977. A sensitive account of Gramsci's life and intellectual development, especially of his childhood in Sardinia and his life in Turin. David, John A. (ed.), Gramsci and Italy's Passive Revolution, Croom Helm, 1979. A collection of essays on Italian history in the nineteenth century, discussing passive revolution and other themes in Gramsci's Prison Notebooks. Davidson, Alistair, Antonio Gramsci. Towards an Intellectual Biography, Merlin Press, 1977. A sensitive account of Gramsci's life and intellectual development, especially of his childhood in Sardinia and his life in Turin. Entwistle, Harold. Antonio Gramsci: Conservative Schooling for Radical Politics, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979. The first study in English ofGramsci's ideas about education. Femia, Joseph V., Gramsci's Political Thought. Hegemony, Consciousness and the Revolutionary Process, Oxford University Press, 1981. A scholarly, wide-ranging and perceptive study of Gramsci's concept ofhegemony understood as ideological ascendancy. Finocchiaro, Maurice, Gramsci and the History of Dialectical Thought, Cambridge University Press, 1989. 137 GRAMscrs POLITICAL THOUGHT Fiori, Giuseppe, Antonio Gramsci, New Left Books, 1970. The best Italian biography of Gramsci, translated by Tom Nairn. Forgacs, David, 'national-Popular: Genealogy of a concept', in Formations ofNation and People, Routledge, 1984. Forgacs, David, 'Gramsci and Marxism in Britain', in New Left Review, No 176, Jul-Aug 1989. Hall, Stuart, Bob Lumley and Gregor McLennan, 'Politics and ideology in Gramsci', in Cultural Studies 10 edited by Gregor McLennan, Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, 1977. A study ofGramsci's theory ofideology, and the use made ofit by Althusser and Poulantzas. Hall, Stuart, The Hard Road to Renewal, Verso 1989. Hobsbawn, Eric, 'Gramsci and Political Theory', in Marxism Today, July 1977. Hobsbawn, Eric, 'Gramsci and Marxist Political Theory' in Approaches to Gramsci, edited by Anne Showstack Sassoon, Writers and Readers, 1982. An excellent short account ofGramsci's thought. Hoffman, John, The Gramscian Challenge; Coercion and Consent in Marxist Political Theory, Blackwell, 1984. Subjects Gramsci's approach to the relation between coercion and consent to sustained criticism. Joll, James, Gramsci, Fontana Modem Masters, Collins, 1977. Avery good short account ofGramsci's life and ideas. Laclau, Ernesto, 'Fascism and Ideology' in Politics and Ideology in Marxist Theory, NLB,1977. Arguably the most important contribution to the concept of hegemony made by any non-Italian Marxist. Laclau, Ernesto, and Mouffe, Chantal, 'Socialist Strategy: Where Next?' in Marxism Today, January 1981. Apioneering study on the concept ofhegemony. Laclau, Ernesto, and Mouffe, Chantal, Hegemony and Social Strategy, verso 1985. Moves beyond Gramsci to a post-marxist radical democratic 138 BIBLIOGRAPHY politics. Mercer, Colin, 'Revolutions, Reforms or Reformulations? Marxist Discourse on Democracy' in Marxism and Democracy edited by Alan Hunt, Lawrence and Wishart...


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