This volume brings together twelve eminent scholars from humanities and social sciences to demonstrate the importance and relevance of Gramsci to their respective fields of inquiry.

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Perspectives on Gramsci

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This volume brings together twelve eminent scholars from humanities and social sciences to demonstrate the importance and relevance of Gramsci to their respective fields of inquiry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203879078
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/31/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 626 KB

Meet the Author

Joseph Francese is Professor at Michigan State University. He is Senior Editor of Italian Culture, and is the author of numerous articles on topics in Renaissance and contemporary literature. He has written monographs on Pasolini, postmodern narrative, and Italian cultural politics in the 1950s. His most recent book is Socially Symbolic Acts: The Historicizing Fictions of Umberto Eco, Vincenzo Consolo, and Antonio Tabucchi.

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Joseph Francese 1. Gramsci’s Conceptions Of Political Organization - Stanley Aronowitz 2. Reading Gramsci Now - Joseph A. Buttigieg 3. Sinking Roots: Using Gramsci In Contemporary Britain - Kate Crehan 4. Gramsci Now: Philology And Philosophy Of Praxis - Roberto M. Dainotto 5. "Once Again On The Organic Capacities Of The Working Class:" Antonio Gramsci As A Theorist Of Labor - Michael Denning 6. The Uses And Abuses Of Gramsci: Hegemony And American Politics - Benedetto Fontana 7. Pessimism Of The Intelligence, Optimism Of The Will: Political Agency And World Order In An Age Of ‘Empire’ - Stephen Gill 8. Gramsci, In And On Media - Marcia Landy 9. Common Sense In Gramsci - Guido Liguori 10. The Contemporary Relevance Of Gramsci’s Views On Italy’s "Southern Question" - Frank Rosengarten 11. Rethinking Gramsci: Class, Globalization, And Historical Bloc - David Ruccio 12. Antonio Gramsci’s Theory Of The ‘National-Popular’ As A Strategy For Socialist Revolution - Epifanio San Juan Jr.

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