The merits of Watson's book are its admonition to socialists ignorant of what has been done in the name of their creed - The Review of English Studies 'George Watson has been re-reading this literature with strong interests in both political affairs and the history of ideas. Many of his findings are astonishing' - Antony Flew --The Freeman
About the Author
George Watson is Fellow in English at St. John's College, Cambridge. He has published a number of books on literature and political thought, including The Literary Critics, its sequel, Never Ones for Theory?, The English Ideology, Lost Literature of Socialism and Take Back the Past, also published by The Lutterworth Press. He has been Sandars Reader in Bibliography, and is editor of the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature.