Heart of a Heartless World

Heart of a Heartless World : Essays in Cultural Resistance in Memory of Margot Heinemann

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Margot Heinemann, who died in 1992, was a great scholar of the Renaissance period. As a Marxist, she inspired many with her commitment to the idea that cultural activity was central to the continuing struggle against oppression. These writers consider cultural theory in her honour.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 25.4mm | 476.27g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • bibliography, notes, index, chronology
  • 074530981X
  • 9780745309811

Table of contents

The politics of modernism, David Forgacs; safest in storms - George Wither in the 1650s, David Norbrook; "authority" in Calvinism - the spirit betwixt scripture andpolity, Robert Weimann; the ass with double vision - politicising an Ancient Greek novel, Edith Hall; Unity Theatre, Colin Chambers; communities - British Theatre in the 1980s, Peter Holland; closet Keynesians - dissidence and theatre, Alan Sinfield; liberty outside the law, Christopher Hill; love of England - patriotism and the making of Victorianism, John Lucas; clash, Maroula Joannou; Massinger, mourner of an unborn past, Victor Kiernan; Marvel, Milton and Trajan's column, Elsie Duncan-Jones; sexuality and intertextuality in Middleton's Hengist, King of Kent, Inga-Stine Ewbank; the end of socialist realism, Andy Croft.show more

About David Margolies

Austen Morgan is the author of James Connolly: A Political Biography, J. Ramsay MacDonald, and Labour and Partition: The Belfast Working Class, 1905a 23."show more

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