Left Book Club

Related Overviews

Sir Victor Gollancz (1893—1967) publisher and writer

Stephen Spender (1909—1995) poet

book Clubs

George Orwell (1903—1950) political writer and essayist

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A publishing venture founded by V. Gollancz in 1936, in association with John Strachey and Harold Laski; its educational aim was to resist the rise of Fascism and Nazism. It flourished as a movement, circulating political books to some 50,000 members. The best‐known title today is Orwell's The Road to Wigan Pier (1937). The Club was dissolved in 1948.

Subjects: Literature.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.