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Listing for Author: Karl Marx


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945'At Ruskin College he was exposed to Marx, but he found a more compelling Utopian prophet when he read Lewis Carroll t...Jack Lawson Karl MarxPrint: Book
1900-1945[Alice Foley] read some Morris and less Marx, but for her a liberal education for the proletariat was not merely a mea...Alice Foley Karl MarxPrint: Book
1850-1899"[George Bernard] Shaw had read Marx's Das Kapital (in French translation) and he was converted to socialism ..."George Bernard Shaw Karl MarxDas KapitalPrint: Book
1850-1899'[George] Saintsbury [who became a Tory journalist] read Marx as an undergraduate ...'George Saintsbury Karl MarxunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945[Bill Naughton was hurt that when he applied for conscientious objector status the tribunal was suspicious of his elev...Bill Naughton Karl MarxPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Davies said] "Before I was twelve I had developed an appreciation of good prose, and the Bible created in me a zest ...D.R. Davies Karl MarxPrint: Book
1900-1945'[During the Great Depression] "Thousands used the Public Library for the first time", recalled itinerant labourer Joh...John Brown Karl MarxPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Jack Ashley] was less prepared for Ruskin [College] than most of the students, having read only two books since leav...Jack Ashley Karl MarxPrint: Book
1900-1945'For Dunfermline housepainter James Clunie, Das Kapital and the Wealth of Nations both demonstrated that industrialism...James Clunie Karl MarxDas KapitalPrint: Book
1900-1945'Taxi driver Herbert Hodge...knew that years on the dole only produced apathy, and that out-of-work men wanted practic...Herbert Hodge Karl MarxPrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1925 Ifan Edwards was driven by unemployment to read Das Kapital in the public library. "It took him about four hu...Ifan Edwards Karl MarxDas KapitalPrint: Book
1900-1945[George Scott disliked the Communism of fellow journalist, Stan] 'He had read Das Kapital (or parts of it) and could t...Stan (acquaintance of George Scott) Karl MarxDas KapitalPrint: Book
1900-1945'Walter Citrine won, as a Sunday School prize, a volume of school stories from the Captain, including one by P.G. Wode...Walter Citrine Karl Marx[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'[Patrick McGill] read virtually nothing, not even the daily papers until, working on the rail line, he happened to pi...Patrick McGill Karl MarxDas KapitalPrint: Book
1900-1945'The poet Clare Cameron, born Winifred Wells to a London blacksmith, was a 15s a week clerk given to artistic ecstasie...Clare Cameron Karl Marx[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'Finished "Capital" - the cenotaph of its subject.'William Soutar Karl MarxCapitalPrint: Book


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