The Spanish Tragedy (RLE Responding to Fascism)

By Jef Last

© 2010 – Routledge

284 pages

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About the Book

The Spanish Civil War was one of the pivotal events of the 1930’s, the moment when fascism and socialism came into open conflict. First published in 1939, The Spanish Tragedy recounts the experiences of Jef Last. Activist, poet and novelist, Last might have been the archetypal Republican volunteer but his experience left him even more disenchanted than most. Critical of Soviet Communism, a court martial loyal to Moscow tried to sentence him to death and he was forced to flee to Scandinavia.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Foreigners 3. Behind the Front 4. Bergamin, Catholic and Revolutionary 5. University City 6. Frente de L’Estacion de Goya 7. Los Chicquetillos 8. Pajaro Negro (The Black Bird) 9. La Cosecha es Sagrada (The Harvest is Sacred) 10. On Leave 11. Goodbye to the Fouth Company 12. Anti-Fascist Writers 13. We Forge an Army 14. The Wounded 15. Vale 16. Retrospect

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

This collection of contemporary and near contemporary works represents some of the diversity of response as the English speaking world struggled to come to terms with the political upheaval.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS014000
HISTORY / Europe / Germany
REF000000
REFERENCE / General