Encyclopedia of Anti-Revisionism On-Line


Literatures & Ideology, 1969-1973 Index

EROL Note: Literature & Ideology was a quarterly publication associated with the group that became the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist). Early in 1975, Literature & Ideology merged with Alive magazine to form Alive Magazine: Literature & Ideology. In 1976, in resumed publication under the title New Literature & Ideology.

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Number One (1969):

Problems of Ideology in Criticism

P. Kogan, A Materialist Analysis of Shakespeare’s Sonnets

James Riche, Anarchism and Reaction in Contemporary Afro-American Literature

Keng Hui-chuan, To Become One With the Workers and Peasants

J. S. Thompson, Vagabond Journalism: Literature and Criticism Underground

J. D. S.[imon], Revisionist Criticism in Our Time

D. Johnson, “Harlem on My Mind”

Number Two (1969):

Problems of Ideology in Criticism

Sol Zollman, Sylvia Plath and Imperialist Culture

J. S. Thompson, The Popularization of Fascist Anthropology

P. Kogan, Beyond Solipsism to Irrationalism: A Study of Iris Murdoch’s Novels

H. B. Singh, V. S. Naipaul: A Spokesman for Neo-Colonialism

D. Johnson, The Materialist Outlook in Contemporary Art

Kenneth Phillips, The Subversion of Theology in Seventeenth Century Poetry: A Note on George Herbert

J. D. S.[imon], Northrop Frye and Reactionary Criticism

James Riche, Black Poetry

W. E. Robinson, Assenting Academicians and Louis Kampf

Number Three (1969):

Introducing the Necessity for Change Institute of Ideological Studies

P. Kogan, Two Lines in the Teaching of Macbeth

Sol Zollman, Fascist and Obscurantist Propaganda in Morley Callaghan

James Riche, Decadence in Contemporary American Fiction

J. S. Thompson, Black Studies versus Black Liberation

The Promotion of Corporate Sensate Culture in Bourgeois Literature

Thought Control in American Universities

The Canadian Student Movement, The Tasks of the Canadian Revolutionary Youth

J. D. S.[imon], Gombrich in Search of Cultural History

W. E. Robinson, Student Rebellion

Number Four (1969):


J. S. Thompson, The Reactionary Idealist Foundations of Noam Chomsky’s Linguistics

P. Kogan, The Political Theme of Milton’s Paradise Lost

James Riche, Propaganda for Population Control in Bourgeois Novels

J. D. Simon, Revolutionary Chinese Fiction

Margaret J. Brown, The Treatment of Money in American Fiction

D. Johnson, Class Struggle in the Teaching of Art

Pro-Imperialist African Writing Today

Cultural Oppression Under U.S. Imperialism

Number Five (1970):

Sol Zollman, Social Relations in Modern American Poetry

P. Kogan, Class Struggle in the Superstructure in Spenser’s Faerie Queene

G. V. Mehrotra, The Neo-Colonial Literature of India

J. S. Thompson, The Reactionary Basis of Freudian Literary Criticism

Sheila Ann Murphy, Fascism in Contemporary Irish Fiction

J. D. Simon, Contemporary Chinese Operas on Revolutionary Themes

Noam Chomsky Defends his Imperialist “Honor”

Number Six (1970):


Combat This Growing Fascism

P. Kogan, The Fascist Premises of Archetypal Criticism

Eric Scheper, Herbert Marcuse: The Ideologue as Paid Agent of U.S. Imperialism

Caroline Borden & J. S. Thompson, Theories of Innate Ideas Serve Fascism

Armand Barotti, Fascist Ideology of the Self: Mailer, Rubin and Hoffman

Mary Ellen Brooks, Eldridge Cleaver the Counter-Revolutionary

Hitler Studies

“Myth Critics” in Class Struggle

The Reactionary Bauhaus Line in Art

“Afro-American Artists: New York and Boston”

Number Seven (1970):


James Riche, Revisionism and the Radical Literature of the 1930s in the U. S. A

Mary Ellen Brooks, Revisionist Ideology of the Self

J. D. Simon, Georg Lukacs’ Liberal Hegelian Outlook

The Repudiation of Revisionist Literature and Art in the People’s Republic of China

Sol Zollman, The Bourgeois Ideology of “Socialist Humanism”

Caroline Borden, Ideology and Culture in Cuba

J. Wilson Clark, The Line of National Subjugation in Canadian Literature

D. Johnson, The Class Content of Andrew Wyeth’s Paintings

P. Kogan, The Children of Frankenstein or the Children of U.S. Imperialism

Number Eight (1971):


P. Kogan, The Bourgeois Line on Culture and Anarchy in Matthew Arnold and T. S. Eliot

Sheila Ann Murphy, William Butler Yeats: Enemy of the Irish People

Anthony Conte, The Use of Giambattista Vico in the Modern Tradition

J. S. Thompson, The Political Theme of Pound’s Cantos

D. Johnson, Subjective Idealist Theories in Modern Art: Kandinsky, Klee, Duchamp

N. David Fairbanks, “Strength Through Joy” in the Novels of D. H. Lawrence

Sol Zollman, Modern Masters of Reaction

James Riche, The Politics of Black Modernism

Number Nine (1971):

P. Kogan, The Class Character of Academic Literary History

Wen Chun, Uphold the Marxist Theory of Classes, Criticize the “Theory of Human Nature”

Sol Zollman, Criticism, Self-Criticism, No Transformation: The Poetry of Robert Lowell and Anne Sexton

James Riche, Pragmatism: A National Fascist Mode of Thought

J. Wilson Clark, Distortion of Canadian History in Criticism

Number Ten (1971):


Hua Wen, Salute to the Literature of the Paris Commune

James Riche, The Bourgeois Reactionary and the Proletarian Revolutionary Lines on American Culture

Caroline Borden, Bourgeois Social Relations in Nathaniel Hawthorne

Armand Barotti, The Imperialist Idea of Order in Wallace Stevens

Mary Ellen Brooks, Reactionary Trends in Recent Black Drama

Roger Schuyler, Christopher Caudwell’s “Marxist” Criticism

Number Eleven (1972):


J. Wilson Clark, Literature for an Independent Canada

James Riche, The Promotion of Anarchism and Terrorism in American Culture

N. David Fairbanks, The Class Character of the “Working Class” Fiction in Post-War England

Mary Ellen Brooks, The Pro-Imperialist Career of LeRoi Jones

J. S. Thompson, The Case Against Noam Chomsky and B. F. Skinner

Develop Socialist Literature and Art Creation

Number Twelve (1972):


J. Wilson Clark, Hugh MacLennan’s Comprador Outlook

Caroline Borden, Characterization in Revolutionary Chinese and Reactionary American Short Stories

Chou Chien-jen, Lu Hsun: Pioneer of China’s Cultural Revolution

Armand Barotti, Tom Paine’s Class Outlook

P. Kogan, Obscurantist Trends in American Criticism

D. Johnson, Edward Hopper’s Bourgeois Realism

Mary Ellen Brooks, The British Theatre of Metaphysical Despair

Sol Zollman, Propaganda for Theory of Human Nature in Current American Novels

Number 13 (1972):

Su Hsi, The Struggle Between the Theory of Classes and the Theory of Human Nature in Literature and Art

Sol Zollman, John Steinbeck’s Political Outlook in The Grapes of Wrath

Mary Ellen Brooks, Richard Wright’s “Artistic Conscience”

J. Wilson Clark, Pro-Imperialist Ideas in Gabrielle Roy’s Tin Flute

Caroline Borden, Characterization in Faulkner’s Light in August.

Lee Steinberg, The Subjective Idealist “Quest for True Men” in Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls

Y. S. Bains, Tragedy and Human Nature in William Shakespeare’s King Lear

Number 14 (1972):

The Shanghai Revolutionary Mass Criticism Writing Group, Comments on Stanislavsky’s “System”

Y. S. Bains, Revisionist Critics and William Shakespeare

Mary Ellen Brooks, Soviet Revisionist Distortions of Lenin on the Question of Partisanship in Literature

J. Wilson Clark, Gelinas’s Propaganda for Reformism and Terrorism in Quebec

Pien Cheh, A General Review of New Art Works at the National Fine Arts Exhibition in Peking

Number 15 (1973):

Mary Ellen Brooks, The Ideal and the Hero in Revisionist Literature

Charles M. LeMoyne, The Ideology of Comparative Canadian Literature

Frank P. Neilson, The Plague: Camus’s Pro-Fascist Allegory

J. Wilson Clark, Two Lines in Canadian Literary History

Lee Steinberg, Trilling’s Mind/Nation-State in Crisis

Deirdre Egan, The Wedding: A Novel About Albanian Women

Gillian Duran, Terrorism, Human Nature, and Hugh MacLennan’s Return of the Sphinx

Wen Chun, An Opera on Proletarian Internationalism