Antonio Gramsci

The Modern Prince

Written: Antonio Gramsci;
Source: Selections from the Prison Notebooks;
Publisher: International Publishers, New York, 1971;
Translated: Quintin Hoare;
Transcription/Markup: Dylan Stillwood;
Online Version: Antonio Gramsci Internet Archive ( 2000;
Proofed and corrected: by Kevin Goins, 2007.

Brief Notes of Machiavelli's Politics
Machiavelli and Marx
Politics as an Autonomous Science
Elements of Politics
The Political Party
Conceptions of the World and Practical Sciences
Some Theoretical and Practical Aspects of "Economism"
Prediction and Perspective
Economic-Corporate Phase of the State
Analysis of Situations. Relations of Force
On Bureaucracy
The Theorem of Fixed Proportions
Number and Quality in Representative Systems of Government
Continuity and Tradition
Spontaneity and Conscious Leadership
Against Byzantinism
The Collective Worker
Voluntarism and Social Masses

In this transcription, the author's footnotes are indicated with letters [A] through [O], while the translator's footnotes are indicated with numbers [1] through [86].

The following texts, often cited in the translator's footnotes, are volumes of the Quaderni del carcere – selections from Gramsci's notebooks that were brought out by the Turin publisher Einaudi between 1948 and 1951:

Finally, Alcuni temi refers to Alcuni temi della quistione meridionale, Gramsci's important essay on the Southern Question (written immediately prior to his arrest) – it can be found on this site as Some aspects of the Southern Question, and in 2000 pagine di gramsci, edited by N. Gallo and G. Ferrata, Vol. I, "Nel Tempo della lotta, 1914-1926", Il Saggiatore, Milan 1964.