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Unformatted text preview: i) Segregated by themselves into Stalinist and anti-stalinist alcoves ii) Glazer, Howe and Bell met in anti-Stalin alcove (1) 1936-Moscow trials, proof that Stalin was a dictator iii) Irving felt there was an organic connection bt Stalinism and Leninism iv) 1935-popular front, Stalin’s attempt to counter the rise of fascism v) Howe kicked Irving out of the group vi) 1937-Stalin signs non-agression act with Hitler, communists break away from Roosevelt 5) WWII a) Howe i) Read a lot while in army in Alaska, moved away from just being political, started reviewing books b) Glazer i) 45-assistant commentary for a political magazine c) the abstract expressionists i) the group of individuals that they were trying to understand d) deradicalization i) carried over the cast mind of Marxism, but found that it an unachieveable utopia ii)...
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- Fall '06
- Marxism, Nathan Glazer, Irving Howe, connection bt Stalinism, signs non-agression act, anti-stalinist alcoves