A series of essays written by the
Italian neo-Marxist Antonio Gramsci. He wrote more than 30 notebooks and
3,000 pages of history and analysis during his imprisonment. The
notebooks were smuggled out of prison in the 1930s.
About Antonio Gramsci
Born: Jan. 22, 1891
Died: Apr. 27, 1937
Italian Marxist philosopher,
journalist and communist politician, who is known and celebrated for
highlighting and developing the roles of culture and education within
Marx's theories of economy, politics, and class. He was also a founding
member and one-time leader of the Communist Party of Italy and was
imprisoned by Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime.