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To the Finland station

Edmund Wilson

To the Finland station

a study in the writing and acting of history

by Edmund Wilson

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by New York Review of Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Socialism -- History,
  • Communism -- History,
  • History -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEdmund Wilson ; foreword by Louis Menand.
    SeriesNew York Review Books classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX36 .W5 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 507 p. ;
    Number of Pages507
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21598154M
    ISBN 101590170334
    LC Control Number2002155912
    OCLC/WorldCa51266181

    Louis Menand discussed the life and work of Edmund Wilson, author of [To the Finland Station]. Mr. Menand wrote a new introduction to the recent paperback edition from New York Review of Books. [To. The author's account of the aspirations towards revolution from the dreamers of the romantic period via Marx and Engels to Lenin's arrival at the Finland station in Petrograd in The author also wrote "Axel's Castle", "The Wound and the Bow", "The Shores of Light' and "Patriotic Light".5/5(1).

    Vladimir Lenin’s Return Journey to Russia Changed the World Forever but my companion was a book I’ve long admired, To the Finland In his appraisal of To the Finland Station Author: Joshua Hammer. Edmund Wilson's magnum opus, To the Finland Station, is a stirring account of revolutionary politics, people, and ideas from the French Revolution through the Paris Commune to the Bolshevik seizure of power in It is a work of history on a grand scale, at once sweeping and detailed, closely reasoned and passionately argued, that succeeds in painting an unforgettable picture--alive with.

    Jan 01,  · "To the Finland Station is, if not a great book, a grand book. It brings a vanished world to life. Writing history is an imaginative act."-Louis Menand, from the introduction A vast, intellectually fascinating, and vigorous look at the history of socialism, Marxism, and communism leading up to the Bolshevik Revolution of Sep 19,  · We recommend booking Statue of Lenin at Finland Station (Finlyandskiy Vokzal) tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Statue of Lenin at Finland Station (Finlyandskiy Vokzal) tours on Tripadvisor4/4(80).


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Aug 03,  · Edmund Wilson's magnum opus, To the Finland Station, is a stirring account of revolutionary politics, people, and ideas from the French Revolution through the Paris Commune to the Bolshevik seizure of power in It is a work of history on a grand scale, at once sweeping and detailed, closely reasoned and passionately argued, that succeeds in painting an unforgettable picture 5/5(6).

Edmund Wilson's magnum opus, To the Finland Station, is a stirring account of revolutionary politics, people, and ideas from the French Revolution through the Paris Commune to the Bolshevik seizure of power in It is a work of history on a grand scale, at once sweeping and detailed, closely reasoned and passionately argued, that succeeds in painting an unforgettable/5.

95 rows · The event is commemorated by the Soviet statue of Lenin dominating the square in front of Location: 5 Lenin To the Finland station book, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Jun 07,  · To the Finland Station: A Study in the Acting and Writing of History (FSG Classics) [Edmund Wilson] on museudelantoni.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One of the great works of modern historical writing, the classic account of the ideas, people, and politics that led to the Bolshevik Revolution Edmund Wilson's To the Finland Station is intellectual history on a grand scale/5(30).

To the Finland Station, critical and historical study by Edmund Wilson of European writers and theorists of socialism who set the stage for the Russian Revolution of It was published in book form inalthough much of the material had previously appeared in The New Republic.

The work. May 18,  · Although Berman’s praise for the book was a touch hyperbolic, he did capture the captivating qualities of the book. To the Finland Station, Berman wrote, “interweaves philosophy, sociology, psychobiography, literary criticism, economic analysis, political history and theory, always in complex and sophisticated ways—and yet, for all this.

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital museudelantoni.com projects include the Wayback Machine, museudelantoni.com and museudelantoni.com Dec 29,  · All Aboard Historical Thriller 'Finland Station' Author Aravind Adiga was not interested in stuffy classics or long, drawn-out historical accounts.

But Edmund Wilson's history of socialism, To the. Apr 01,  · Edmund Wilson's "To The Finland Station" is a history of communism from Michelet to Lenin. Well that's not exactly correct-this book is many books rolled into one.

First it is a history of the idea of a Marxist interpretation of history. Second it is a first-hand account of the efforts by Marx and Engels to start a communist museudelantoni.com by: “In an age of historical amnesia, To the Finland Station can remind us that our history is alive and open and rich with excitement and promise.” —Marshall Berman, The New York Times Book Review “Every so often, you come across a book of nonfiction that is more gripping in its plot and richer in its understanding of human beings than a thousand novels put together.

The book is not just a book about the Russian Revolution. It is a book about the process that led to the Russian Revolution. The works of the revolutionaries like Marx and Engels changed the way people looked t things and the way they did things.

In this respect, TO THE FINLAND STATION is a book about history and the importance of history. Jul 17,  · To the Finland Station. The plucky Finns face up to challenges from an old foe This is an undated image made available by the World Wildlife Fund Finland of a Saimaa Ringed Seal as it.

Download PDF To The Finland Station book full free. To The Finland Station available for download and read online in other formats. The first third of the book deals with Michelet and his followers, Renan, Taine and France, who were to usher in the decline of enlightenment and of the bourgeois revolution.

Paralleling this, socialism developed in inverse proportion, in France and America. TO THE FINLAND STATION. by Edmund Wilson. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON Author: Edmund Wilson. Feb 15,  · Edmund Wilson's magnum opus, To the Finland Station, is a stirring account of revolutionary politics, people, and ideas from the French Revolution through the Paris Commune to the Bolshevik seizure of power in It is a work of history on a /5(3).

But we don’t read “To the Finland Station” as a book about the Russian Revolution anymore. What draws us now is the subtitle: “A Study in the Writing and Acting of History.”Author: Louis Menand.

Aug 20,  · The last section of the book traces the rise of the revolutionary movement in Russia, starting in the middle of the 19th century, and leading up to Lenin at the Finland Station, in April, Author: Marshall Berman.

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