The Function of Literature
A Study of Christoper Caudwell's Aesthetics
First edition. Hardback in dustwrapper. 20.5 × 13.5cm, 128pp.
Christopher Caudwell was an English Marxist writer who was killed in the Spanish Civil War. This book is an all-round critical appreciation of Caudwell's contribution to a Marxist theory of aesthetics. Caudwell's main concern was with the social functions of literature.
The book itself is in very good condition, the dustwrapper is sun-faded and a little rubbed.