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James T. Farrell

James T. Farrell



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December 1938:

The Pope Needs America

December 1938:

Letter to Leon Trotsky on Ireland

February 1939:

Farrell Demands Mayor Explain Protecting Nazis (letter)

June/July 1939:

James T. Farrell Answers Broun (letter)

August 1940:

Author of Studs Lonigan on Trotsky’s Death (letter)

August 1940:

Tribute to Comrade Trotsky

December 1941:

On the Minneapolis Convictions

December 1941:

“Unexamined Life Is Not Worth Living”


Literature and Ideology

August 1943:

The Frame-Up Against Kelly Postal

December 1943:

The Minneapolis Case – A Statement

February 1944:

Aid the Eighteen Class-War Prisoners and Their Families

February 1944:

Novelist Appeals for Support for Victims of Gag Act

May/November 1944:

Letters to Fourth International & the SWP

November 1944:

Civil Rights Defense Committee Asks Funds in Christmas Drive (with 7 others)

January 1945:

The Language of Hollywood

April 1945:

James T. Farrell Greets Labor Action

May 1945:

Historical Image of Napoleon – I

May 1945:

Historical Image of Napoleon – II

October 1945:

James T. Farrell Resigns as Chairman of Civil Rights Body

April 1946:

May Day Greetings

April 1946:

Stalinist Literary Discussion

May 1946:

A Comment on Literature and Morality

August 1946:

The Problem of Public Sensibility (extended film review)

5 August 1946:

Books You Should Know ... Martin Eden (book review)

September 1946:

American Literature Marches On

October 1946:

American Literature Marches On – II

October 1946:

On the “Cain Plan” for Writers: Part I : Part II

December 1946:

Cain’s Movietone Realism

January 1947:

The Politics of Psychoanalysis

January 1947:

Response to Note on The Open City (letter)

6 January 1947:

A New Threat of Literary Censorship

13 January 1947:

A New Threat of Literary Censorship – 2

27 January 1947:

Hollywood Depicts an Aspect of Social Morality

March 1947:

Lest We Forget: Jim Larkin, Irish Labor Leader

April 1947:

Discussion of a First Novel

April 1947:

The Fate of Writing in America

July 1947:

The Literary Left in the Middle ’30s


A Portrait of James Connolly (series of 5 articles)

January 1948:

Farewell (letter)

January 1948:

Farrell Protests Greek Press Gag (letter)

April 1948:

On the Marshall Plan (letter)

June 1949:

Farrell Objects on Wright Interview (letter)

June 1950:

“Don’t Shoot the Piano Player, He’s Doing The Best He Can!”

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