[Marxism] Paul Le Blanc responds to Pham Binh's ....

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri Feb 3 08:41:24 MST 2012

On 2/3/2012 10:33 AM, Tom Cod wrote:
> I decided to pick up Lih's bio of Lenin from Amazon after watching
> part of one of his lectures on YouTube.

You can also catch Lars singing Gilbert and Sullivan here, even if 
a bit off-key:


As I mentioned a while ago, Lars is a renaissance man.

>  From the McGill University website:
> Lars T. Lih
> Location:
> 555 Sherbrooke Street West
> Biography:
> Lars T. Lih received his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University
> (1984) and has published extensively on the early Soviet period,
> including Bread and Authority in Russia, 1914-1921 (1990), Lenin
> Rediscovered (2006), and 'Melodrama and the Myth of the Soviet Union'
> (in Imitations of Life: Two Centuries of Melodrama in Russia, 2002).  He
> has a long-standing interest in the presentation of political and social
> myths in opera and melodrama. His research in this area has provided the
> basis for graduate seminars on Russian Opera and on Opera and Revolution
> (Verdi, Wagner, Shostakovich).   His current research is on Alexander
> Borodin's opera Prince Igor and on the underlying theme of social
> mobility in 19th-century European opera.

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