Proletarian Writers of the Thirties. By David Madden, ed. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1968. 278 pp.

Eileen Klink


This anthology of essays—written during the "radical" sixties–
offers critical analyses and/or personal recollections of the writers of the Thirties and their novels, plays,and poetry. The contributor accurately define for those living in the Sixties what proletarian literature was really about. Essays include: Leslie Fiedler, Gerald Greene, Leo Gurko, Jack Conroy, Irving Howe, et al. Writers studied include: John dos Passos, Dalton limbo, B. Traven (the pure proletarian), Edward Dahlberg, Michael Gold, et al.


English Language; English


Copyright (c) 1990 Eileen Klink

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