Critical Writings (1931–1940)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199791590
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199949625 | DOI:
                   Critical Writings (1931–1940)

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This chapter summarizes Blitzstein’s writings from the 1930s, which form the bulk of his criticism, and which increasingly tend toward Marxist perspectives. He wrote many of these articles for Modern Music, edited by Minna Lederman, but also The New Masses and other publications.

Keywords: music criticism; Marxist criticism; Modern Music; Minna Lederman; The New Masses

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Subjects: American Music ; Popular Music

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