Literary Praxis Beyond the Melodramas of Commitment: Edward Upward, Soviet Aesthetics, and Leftist Self-Fashioning

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleLiterary Praxis Beyond the Melodramas of Commitment: Edward Upward, Soviet Aesthetics, and Leftist Self-Fashioning Author(S)Glyn Salton-Cox (Author)
Abstract  This essay examines the English Communist novelist, Edward Upward (1903–2009) in a hitherto unexplored comparative frame. Until recently, Upward's authorship was largely dismissed as formally uninspired and dogmatically “Stalinist,” the work, as Samuel Hynes put it, of “a gifted man who traded his gift for the security of a cause ...Paginationp408-428
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsLiterature, Comparative
Journal TitleComparative Literature  
Permanent Linksclick here