[Marxism] Frank Rosengarten

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri Aug 8 13:12:22 MDT 2014

On 8/8/14 2:49 PM, George Snedeker via Marxism wrote:
> Sent on behalf of Walter Isaac Cohen:
> I'm grateful for this remembrance of Frank Rosengarten (1927-2014),
> who was my first cousin once removed (first cousin of my mother).
> Below I paste in the obituary from the NY Times, and you can find out
> more about Frank's prolific career by Googgling him and then going to
> his Amazon and Barnes & Noble pages. There you'll learn that he wrote
> books on Pratolini, the Italian Antifascist Press, Gramsci, Leopardi,
> CLR James, and Proust; composed a memoir, Through Partisan Eyes;
> edited Gramsci's letters; co-founded the journal Socialism and
> Democracy; and much more.  A high percentage of this work occurred
> after he retired.

I will be writing my own reflections on Frank who I knew since 1977 or 
so when we were both in the Chelsea branch of the SWP. I picked up a 
copy of his recently published memoir 
(http://www.fupress.com/catalogo/through-partisan-eyes/2733) that I will 
be discussing in the article as well as my take on his legacy. A very 
fine comrade and scholar.

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