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Caute, David

Overview
Works: 88 works in 685 publications in 15 languages and 15,398 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of introduction, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Caute
The great fear : the anti-Communist purge under Truman and Eisenhower by David Caute( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The left in Europe since 1789 by David Caute( Book )

72 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in 10 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frantz Fanon by David Caute( Book )

49 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in 9 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year of the barricades : a journey through 1968 by David Caute( Book )

14 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communism and the French intellectuals, 1914-1960 by David Caute( Book )

42 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fellow-travellers; a postscript to the Enlightenment by David Caute( Book )

29 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential writings of Karl Marx by Karl Marx( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical selections from Marx's complete works depict the evolution of his ideas and their development into a general system
Under the skin : the death of white Rhodesia by David Caute( Book )

13 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dancer defects : the struggle for cultural supremacy during the Cold War by David Caute( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cultural Cold War between the Soviet Union and the West was without precedent. At the outset of this original and wide-ranging historical survey, David Caute establishes the nature of the extraordinary cultural competition set up post-1945 between Moscow, New York, London and Paris, with the most intimate frontier war staged in the city of Berlin. Using sources in four languages, Caute explores the cultural Cold War as it rapidly penetrated theatre, film, classical music, popular music, ballet, painting and sculpture, as well as propaganda by exhibition. Artists such as Miller, Picasso, Eisenstein, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky became involved in this fierce cultural competition through which each of the major Cold War protagonists sought to establish their supremacy. Caute challenges some recent, one-dimensional, American accounts of 'Cold War culture', which ignore not only the Soviet performance but virtually any cultural activity outside the USA. The West presented its cultural avant-garde as evidence of liberty, even through monochrome canvases and dodecaphonic music appealed only to a minority audience. Soviet artistic standards and teaching levels were exceptionally high, but the fear of freedom and innovation virtually guaranteed the moral defeat which accelerated the collapse of the Soviet Union
The illusion; an essay on politics, theatre, and the novel by David Caute( Book )

23 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and Spanish and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Losey : a revenge on life by David Caute( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Losey's career began with experimental theatre in N.Y. and on to the Hollywood blacklists. In addition to appraising his thirty-one features, provides a compelling portrait of a hugely driven talent, honoured in Europe but ignored in Hollywood, whose creative generosity, alcohol addiction and sometimes brutal egoism excited equally fierce reactions
Cuba, yes? by David Caute( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fellow-travellers : intellectual friends of communism by David Caute( Book )

12 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The decline of the West by David Caute( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veronica, or, The two nations by David Caute( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer een jongeman steeds hoger stijgt op de maatschappelijke ladder, gaat zijn verleden, waarin hij incest heeft gepleegd met zijn halfzusje, hem achtervolgen
Isaac & Isaiah : the covert punishment of a Cold War heretic by David Caute( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and French and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rancorous and highly public disagreements between Isaiah Berlin and Isaac Deutscher escalated to the point of cruel betrayal in the mid-1960s, yet surprisingly the details of the episode have escaped historians' scrutiny. In this gripping account of the ideological clash between two of the most influential scholars of Cold War politics, David Caute uncovers a hidden story of passionate beliefs, unresolved antagonism, and the high cost of reprisal to both victim and perpetrator. Though Deutscher (1907-1967) and Berlin (1909-1997) had much in common - each arrived in England in flight from totalitarian violence, quickly mastered English, and found entry into the Anglo-American intellectual world of the 1950s - Berlin became one of the presiding voices of Anglo-American liberalism, while Deutscher remained faithful to his Leninist heritage, resolutely defending Soviet conduct despite his rejection of Stalin's tyranny. Caute combines vivid biographical detail with an acute analysis of the issues that divided these two icons of Cold War politics, and brings to light for the first time the full severity of Berlin's action against Deutscher
The demonstration: a play by David Caute( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and the novel during the Cold War by David Caute( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David Caute's wide-ranging study examines how outstanding novelists of the Cold War era conveyed the major issues of contemporary politics and history. In the United States and Western Europe the political novel flourished in the 1930s and 1940s, the crisis years of economic depression, fascism, the Spanish Civil War, the consolidation of Stalinism, and the Second World War." "Starting with the high hopes generated by the Spanish Civil War, Caute then explores the "god that failed" pessimism that overtook the Western political novel in the 1940s. The writers under scrutiny include Hemingway, Dos Passos, Orwell, Koestler, Malraux, Serge, Greene, de Beauvoir, and Sartre. Strikingly different approaches to the burning issues of the time are found among orthodox Soviet novelists such as Sholokhov, Fadeyev, Kochetov, and Pavlenko. Soviet official culture continued to choke on modernism, formalism, satire, and allegory." "In Russia and Eastern Europe dissident novelists offered contesting voices as they engaged in the fraught re-telling of life under Stalinism. Studies of Pasternak, Grossman, Chukovskaya, Wolf, Johnson, Kundera, and Vladimov lead on to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, viewed as a uniquely gifted critic of the Soviet system. A sequence of thematic commentaries compare Western and Soviet fictional responses to the Moscow trials, terror, forced labor, and the nature of totalitarianism. The figures of Stalin and Lenin are shown to have fascinated novelists." "The emergence of the New Left in the 1960s generated a new wave of fiction challenging America's global stance. Mailer, Doctorow, and Coover brought fresh literary sensibilities to bear on such iconic events as the 1967 siege of the Pentagon and the execution of the Rosenbergs."--Jacket
Sixty-eight : the year of the barricades by David Caute( Book )

12 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The occupation: a novel by David Caute( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The dancer defects : the struggle for cultural supremacy during the Cold War
Alternative Names

controlled identitySalisbury, John

Caute, David

Caute, John David 1936-

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David Caute British historian and writer

David Caute Brits journalist

Salisbury, John 1936-

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The fellow-travellers : intellectual friends of communismPolitics and the novel during the Cold War