Christopher Caudwell

Christopher Caudwell was the pen name of Christopher St. John Sprigg, a self-taught polymath and active member of the Poplar Branch of the Communist Party. Caudwell was killed in action on February 12th 1937, and all his significant works on literature, aesthetics, philosophy, science, history, religion and many other topics were published posthumously. Caudwell remains an interesting and controversial figure in the history of British Marxism.

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