Who Was Rosa Luxemburg?

Essayist, memoirist, and critic Vivian Gornick, author of "The Men in My Life" and "Fierce Attachments," and Paul LeBlanc, professor of history at La Roche University and editor of "Rosa Luxemburg: Reflections and Writings."
Marissa Brostoff
Broadcast Date: 
Jun 12 2011

Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary icon, a pathbreaking Marxist theorist, and, according to the editors of Verso's new volume of her correspondence, a "fanatical" letter writer. Gornick and LeBlanc discuss--and debate--what Luxemburg's letters can tell us about women and communism at the dawn of the Soviet era.

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Episode: June 12, 2011