Marxist Writers: Anatoly Lunacharsky


Anatoly Lunacharsky

On Literature and Art


First published: by Progress Publishers Moscow 1965;
Translated: from the Russian by Avril Pyman and Fainna Glagoleva, Edited by K. M. Cook, Designed by Y. Ganushkin, Compiled by A. Lebedev, Cand. (Phil. Sc.);
Transcribed: by Eugene Hirschfeld.


Table of Contents


From the Compiler


Theses on the Problems of Marxist Criticism, 1928
Chernyshevsky’s Ethics and Aesthetics: a Contemporary Evaluation, 1928



Alexander Pushkin, publ. 1937
Dostoyevsky’s “Plurality of Voices” (Re Bakhtin on Dostoyevsky), 1929
Taneyev and Scriabin, 1925
Alexander Blok, 1932
Maxim Gorky, 1932
Vladimir Mayakovsky, Innovator, 1931



Heroes of Action in Meditation, 1909
Bacon and the Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays, 1934
Jonathan Swift and A Tale of a Tub, 1930
Heine the Thinker, 1931
Richard Wagner, 1933
Marcel Proust, 1934
The Man Who Painted Happiness. In Viewing the Canvases of Renoir, 1933
George Bernard Shaw, 1931