ILLUSION AND REALITY A STUDY OF THE SOURCES OF POETRY By CHRISTOPHER CAUDWELL CONTENTS BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE INTRODUCTION. This book contains Christopher Caudwell’s treatise, “Illusion and Reality”. It is a work of Marxist literary criticism that develops the idea that each individual. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Christopher

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Hannah marked it as to-read Jun 04, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Illusion and Reality A non fiction book by Christopher Caudwell.

However, the book does have a couple of flaws, mainly in the realm of its chosen subject-matter. He was educated at the Benedictine school at Ealing. It is a book to be studied and annotated and returned to again and again. The reader will then find that, however often he takes it up, it will always give him fresh food for thought. In early life, he made his way to Marxism and set about rethinking everything in light of it, from poetry to philosophy to physics, and became a staunch member of the ‘Communist Party of Great Britain’.


A few months after joining the Party he went over to Paris to get a firsthand experience of the Popular Front and he came back with renewed energy and enthusiasm.

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Caudwell, as did many Marxists of his generation, foresaw the imminent end of capitalism, and that is his only fundamental mistake that, and perhaps the industrialist vision that our relationship with Nature is necessarily one of struggle, rather than collaboration.

Christopher Caudwell is the pseudonym of Christopher St. At the end of he had come across some of the Marxist classics, and the following summer he spent in Cornwall immersed in the works of Marx, Engcls, and Lenin, Shortly after his return to London he finished the first draft of Illusion and Reality.

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Bikash Agarwal marked it as to-read Aug 01, Christopher St John Sprigg -more commonly known by his pseudonym ‘Christopher Caudwell’, was a British Marxist poet and thinker. Sonia Allison rated it it was amazing Sep 16, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


He brings insights from various psychological theories, especially Freud and Jung of whom he is extremely criticaland the perspective of his hyper-Marxist political philosophy to bear upon the origins of and social role of poetry.

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