Joseph Freeman


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(1897–1965), Marxist critic, whose works include The Soviet Worker (1932); Voices of October: Soviet Literature and Art (1930); a critical introduction to Proletarian Literature in the United States (1935), an anthology; An American Testament (1936), an autobiography of his changing mind among “rebels and romantics”; and the novels, Never Call Retreat (1943), about a liberal Austrian refugee's frustrating background, and The Long Pursuit (1947), about a USO unit in Germany.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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