Antonio Gramsci 1891-1937

Antonio Gramsci Archive

Antonio Gramsci

Selections from Political Writings (1921-1926)
with additional texts by other Italian Communist leaders

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Translated and edited: by Quintin Hoare;
First published: by Lawrence and Wishart, London 1978;
English translation: ©Quintin Hoare, 1978
ISBN 0-85315-420-1
Transcribed: to the www with the kind permission of Quintin Hoare.


CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION by Quintin Hoare
OUTLINE CHRONOLOGY, 1921-1926
ABBREVIATION

I SOCIALISM AND FASCISM

1 Caporetto and Vittorio Veneto
2 War is War
3 Workers' Control
4 The General Confederation of Labour
5 Real Dialectics
6 Officialdom
7 Unions and Councils
8 Italy and Spain
9 Socialists and Communists
10 England and Russia
11 The Italian Parliament
12 The Communists and the Elections
13 The Elections and Freedom
14 Elemental Forces
15 The Old Order in Turin
16 Socialists and Fascists
17 Reactionary Subversiveness
18 Referendum
19 Leaders and Masses
20 Bonomi
21 The "Arditi del Popolo"
22 The Development of Fascism
23 Against Terror
24 The Two Fascisms
25 The Agrarian Struggle in Italy
26 Those Mainly Responsible
27 Parties and Masses
28 Masses and Leaders
29 One Year
30 The "Alleanza del Lavoro"
31 A Crisis within the Crisis
32 Lessons

II THE ROME CONGRESS

33 Theses on Tactics of the PCI ("Rome Theses") - Bordiga and Terracini
34 Congress Interventions
35 Report on the National Congress to the Turin Communist Section

III TOWARDS A NEW LEADING GROUP

36 Origins of the Mussolini Cabinet
37 Togliatti to Gramsci (I May 1923)
38 Gramsci to Togliatti (18 May 1923)
39 Report by the minority of the Italian delegation to the Enlarged Executive meeting of June 1923
40 What the relations should be between the PCI and the Comintern
41 Faction Meeting: Fragment of the minutes (12 July 1923)
42 Three fragments by Gramsci
43 Gramsci to the Executive Committee of the PCI
44 Our Trade-union Strategy
45 What is to be Done?
46 Gramsci to Scoccimarro (5 January 1924)
47 Gramsci to Terracini (12 January 1924)
48 Gramsci to Togliatti (27 January 1924)
49 Gramsci to Leonetti (28 January 1924)
50 Gramsci to Togliatti, Terracini and others (9 February 1924)

IV THE NEW ORIENTATION

51 Editorial: March 1924
52 "Leader"
53 Against Pessimism
54 Gramsci to Togliatti, Scoccimarro, Leonetti, etc. (21 March 1924)
55 The Programme of L'Ordine Nuovo
56 Problems of Today and Tomorrow
57 Gramsci to Zino Zini (2 April 1924)
58 Gramsci to Togliatti, Scoccimarro, etc. (5 April 1924)
59 The Como Conference: Resolutions
60 Gramsci's Intervention at the Como Conference
61 The Italian Crisis
62 Democracy and Fascism
63 The Fall of Fascism
64 Report to the Central Committee: 6 February 1925
65 Introduction to the First Course of the Party School
66 The Internal Situation in our Party and the Tasks of the Forthcoming Congress
67 Elements of the Situation

V THE LYONS CONGRESS

68 Minutes of the Political Commission nominated by the Central Committee to finalize the Lyons Congress documents
69 The Italian Situation and the Tasks of the PCI ("Lyons Theses") - Gramsci and Togliatti

VI REARGUARD ACTION

70 The Party's First Five Years
71 A Study of the Italian Situation
72 The Peasants and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat
73 Once Again on the Organic Capacities of the Working Class
74 We and the Republican Concentration
75 On the Situation in the Bolshevik Party

I Gramsci to Togliatti
II To the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party
III Togliatti to Gramsci
IV Gramsci to Togliatti

76 Some Aspects of the Southern Question

NOTES
INDEX