Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 June 2019

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198817710

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Red Britain

The Russian Revolution in Mid-Century Culture

Matthew Taunton

Oxford Mid-Century Studies Series

  • Sets canonical British fictional works about the Soviet Union and the Communist International in a rich context of debates about the Russian Revolution
  • Demonstrates the far-reaching consequences of the Russian Revolution for literary and intellectual culture in mid-century Britain
  • Produces new and illuminating perspectives on writers including Dorothy Richardson, Stephen Spender, George Orwell, Arthur Koestler, and Doris Lessing
  • The innovative structure is based on problem-driven chapters rather than chronological or author-based chapters