Contents


Poverty Program

Charles Booth’s London selected and edited by Albert Fried and Richard M. Elman

Charles Booth and the City edited with an Introduction by Harold W. Pfautz

Who Cares for Columbia?

Crisis at Columbia: Report of the Fact-Finding Commission Appointed to Investigate the Disturbances at Columbia University in April and May, 1968

Up Against the Ivy Wall by Jerry L. Avorn. Other Members of the Staff of the Columbia Daily Spectator

The Closed Corporation: American Universities in Crisis by James Ridgeway

A New Twist in the Dialectic

Pour Marx by Louis Althusser

Lire Le Capital Tome I by Louis Althusser and Jacques Rancière and Pierre Macherey

Lire Le Capital Tome II by Louis Althusser and Etienne Balibar and Roger Establet

Pouvoir Politique et Classes Sociales de l’Etat Capitaliste by Nicos Poulantzas

Stratégie et Révolution en France en 1968 by André Glucksmann

Peut-on être communiste aujourd’hui? by Roger Garaudy

Contributors

John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.

Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.

George Lichtheim (1912–1973) was a scholar of Marx and Marxism. Lichtheim was a regular contributor to The Review and a contributing editor of Commentary. His books include From Marx to Hegeland Europe in the Twentieth Century.

Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) was a novelist, essayist, and critic. Her political and social commentary, literary essays, and drama criticism appeared in magazines such as Partisan Review, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Review of Books, and were collected in On the Contrary (1961), Mary McCarthy’s Theatre Chronicles 1937-1962 (1963), The Writing on the Wall (1970), Ideas and the Novel (1980), and Occasional Prose (1985). Her novels include The Company She Keeps (1942), The Oasis (1949), The Groves of Academe (1952), A Charmed Life (1955), The Group (1963), Birds of America (1971), and Cannibals and Missionaries (1979). She was the author of three works of autobiography, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957), How I Grew (1987), and the unfinished Intellectual Memoirs (1992), and two travel books about Italy, Venice Observed (1956) and The Stones of Florence (1959). Her essays on the Vietnam War were collected in The Seventeenth Degree (1974); her essays on Watergate were collected in The Mask of State (1974).