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  1. The Aesthetic Component of Socialism

    The Aesthetic Component of Socialism

    "Art expresses things about life, about people and about oneself that are not revealed in political or scientific thought; its great power consists in its ability to connect human beings, as though by invisible wires, at the most profound and intimate levels. To become whole, human beings require the truth about the world, and themselves, that art offers." David Walsh This lecture by the Arts Editor of the World Socialist Web Site, David Walsh is one of seven delivered to the 1998 international symposium Marxism and the Fundamental Problems of the 20th Century by the International Committee of the Fourth International in Sydney, Australia. Learn More
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  2. The Sky Between the Leaves: Film Reviews, Essays and Interviews 1992 - 2012

    The Sky Between the Leaves: Film Reviews, Essays and Interviews 1992 - 2012

    A unique collection of film reviews, essays on film and interviews with directors and film critics by WSWS Art and Culture Editor David Walsh spanning the 20 years from 1992-2012. Learn More
    $19.95
  3. The Commissar Vanishes (new edition)

    The Commissar Vanishes (new edition)

    "In The Commissar Vanishes (1997), King investigated and exposed the falsification of Soviet history practiced by the Stalinist regime, as inconvenient figures were excised from photographs and art works. King commented: 'The physical eradication of Stalin's political opponents at the hands of the secret police was swiftly followed by their obliteration from all forms of pictorial existence.' "'In one notorious example (which appears on the cover of the book), a photograph of Stalin with three other Communist Party leaders (including Sergey Kirov) taken in the mid-1920s is worked over through the years, with all of the other figures eventually disappearing, finally leaving by 1940, in a painting based on the photo, only the gravedigger of the revolution.'" WSWS Arts Editor David Walsh Learn More
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  4. The Sky Between the Leaves: Film Reviews, Essays and Interviews 1992 - 2012 (hardcover)

    The Sky Between the Leaves: Film Reviews, Essays and Interviews 1992 - 2012 (hardcover)

    A unique collection of film reviews, essays on film and interviews with directors and film critics by WSWS Art and Culture Editor David Walsh spanning the 20 years from 1992-2012. (hardcover) Learn More
    $34.95
  5. The Sky Between the Leaves: Film Reviews, Essays and Interviews 1992 - 2012 (ePub Print combo)

    The Sky Between the Leaves: Film Reviews, Essays and Interviews 1992 - 2012 (ePub Print combo)

    This bundle contains both the ePub and the print version of Sky Between the Leaves Film Reviews, Essays and Interviews 1992 - 2012 by World Socialist Web Site Art and Culture Editor David Walsh.

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  6. Arts and Culture Bundle

    Arts and Culture Bundle

    An absolutely unique set of works for those interested in the Marxist perspective on art and culture. Learn More
    $40.00
  7. Problems of Everyday Life

    Problems of Everyday Life

    Contains some of the most important articles and speeches by Leon Trotsky on questions of everyday life, culture and education. The articles contained in the first section were first published in 1923 in the Soviet Union in the daily paper Pravda and also as a book. This edition also contains a selection of Trotsky's writings on education and culture, science and technology and the materialist world outlook. Learn More
    $28.00
  8. Literature and Revolution

    Literature and Revolution

    First published in 1924, these essays by Trotsky illuminate the problem of literary creation in the first workers state. "Trotsky was perhaps the greatest representative in history of the Marxist school of literary criticism, which itself incorporated what was most farsighted in the aesthetic criticism produced by the bourgeois-democratic revolutions of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries." David Walsh Learn More
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  9. Detroit Disassembled

    Detroit Disassembled

    Andrew Moore’s large format color photographs provide a dramatic and shocking glimpse into the utter decay of America’s former fourth largest city - the result of the decades-long deindustrialization of American capitalism. Learn More
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  10. Art as the Cognition of Life: Aleksandr Konstantinovich Voronsky

    Art as the Cognition of Life: Aleksandr Konstantinovich Voronsky

    Voronsky was an outstanding figure of post-revolutionary Soviet intellectual life, editor of the most important literary journal of the 1920s in the USSR and a supporter of Trotsky and the Left Opposition in the struggle against Stalinism. He was executed by Stalin in 1937. A defender of the "fellow traveler" writers and an opponent of the Proletarian Culture movement, Voronsky was one of the authentic representatives of classical Marxism in the field of literary criticism in the twentieth century. Learn More
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