John Reed; the making of a revolutionary

by Granville Hicks

Publisher: B. Blom in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Granville Hicks, with the assistance of John Stuart.
ContributionsStuart, John, 1912-
LC ClassificationsHX84.R4 H48 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 445 p.
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5613199M
LC Control Number68021220

Reed, John, –, American journalist and radical leader, b. Portland, Oreg. After graduating from Harvard in , he wrote articles for various publications and from was attached to the radical magazine The Masses. His coverage of the Paterson, N.J., silk workers strike of profoundly affected him, and thereafter he became a proponent of revolutionary politics. Born circa , died or , and reportedly one of the most spirited of the Reid/Reed clan, James R. Reed was a captain and later a lieutenant in the Revolutionary War, attended Princeton College, became a lawyer, and lived in Cumberland County, PA. He was supposedly an intimate friend of General William. John Reed is one of the great originals of early 20th century American history. Always struggling between his desire to be a poet and an evolving commitment to social transformation, Reed both typifies and transcends that glorious period before and after the First World War when a heady mix of sexual, political and artistic revolt defined a significant portion of the American intelligencia/5(6). Gold: John Reed and the Real Thing [Nov. ] 3 laugh, but they will not sneer. Jack Reed was a fierce enemy to capitalism, but in all his books you will never find a sneer at humanity. And this is difficult to re-frain from, too. Many of his bourgeois friends were always sure Jack Reed was a kind of playboy in the revolution.

  Meet the women of the American Revolution By Amanda Coletta on July 3, In , Charles Francis Adams, a grandson of President John Adams and Abigail Adams, lamented, “The heroism of the females of the Revolution has gone from memory with the generation that witnessed it, and nothing, absolutely nothing remains upon the ear of the young.   Shaking the World: John Reed’s Revolutionary Journalism, ed. J. Newsinger (Bookmarks, ). This essay is adapted from the introduction to the . Portland native Jack Reed was the only American buried in the Kremlin wall; his enthusiasm for the Bolsheviks was cooling toward the end, but after he died they gave him a state funeral and declared him a martyr to the revolution. (By Finn J.D. John - 28 Feb ) #ofor.   John Reed () American journalist and poet-adventurer whose colorful life as a revolutionary writer ended in Russia but made him the hero of a generation of radical intellectuals. Reed became a close friend of V.I. Lenin and was an eyewitness to the October revolution/5(4K).

John Reed Ten Days that Shook the World Chapter VII The Revolutionary Front All the private banks were closed. The Ministries were on strike. Even now a committee from the Duma was making the rounds of the internationalist comrade JOHN REED. The Military Revolutionary Committee of the Petersburg Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers. Reed, John This book is the author's eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution. Writing in the first flush of revolutionary enthusiasm, he gives a gripping account of the events in Petrograd in November , when Lenin and the Bolsheviks finally seized power. John Silas "Jack" Reed (Octo – Octo ) was an American journalist, poet, and communist activist, best remembered for his first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution, Ten Days that Shook the was married to writer and feminist Louise died in Russia in , and was buried at the Kremlin Wall Necropolis.

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John "Jack" Silas Reed (Octo – Octo ) was an American journalist, poet, and communist activist. Reed first gained prominence as a war correspondent during the first World War, and later became best known for his coverage of the October John Reed; the making of a revolutionary book in Petrograd, Russia, which he wrote about in his book Ten Days That Cause of death: Scrub typhus.

JOHN REED was born, Octoin his grandmother's mansion, Cedar Hill, and there was another celebration in a house that had come to be known for its festivities. It was a large house and possibly the most pretentious Portland could boast. John Reed.

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comment. A journalist, historian, and poet, John Reed is best known for his Ten Days that Shook the World, an eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution. Though he thought of himself as a poet and fiction writer, it was as a journalist that Reed gained acclaim.

Known for crossing over the line from objective reporting into advocacy for a cause, Reed’s work as both a war correspondent and an. Full text of "John Reed The Making Of A Revolutionary" See other formats.

Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hicks, Granville, John Reed; the making of a revolutionary. John Reed and a committee of radicals rented Madison Square Garden and got silk workers and an IWW brass band to dramatize the events of.

In September an impulsive, charismatic young American reporter barged his way into revolutionary Petrograd. He was not the first, nor by any means the only American journalist to make his way into the dynamic hub of Russia at that momentous time, but John Reed’s has long been the prevailing Western view of the Bolshevik seizure of power.

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(6) In Hicks was asked to co-write John Reed: The Making of a Revolutionary, a biography of radical journalist John Reed.

The book received good reviews but was attacked by Mabel Dodge for providing a too positive view of her former lover. (7). Joseph Reed (Aug – March 5, ) was a lawyer, military officer and statesman of the American Revolutionary Era who lived the majority of his life in served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and, while in Congress, signed the Articles of also served as President of Pennsylvania's Supreme Executive Council, a position analogous to the Born: AugTrenton, Province of New Jersey.

In lateNew Masses and the John Reed Clubs sent a six-man delegation to a Conference of Revolutionary and Proletarian Writers at Kharkov in the Ukraine, organized by the International Bureau of Revolutionary Literature.

The Conference was dominated by RAPP (The Russian Association of Proletarian Writers, discussed above).Author: Andrew Hemingway.

John Reed The Making Of A Revolutionary by Granville Hicks, external scan Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1,   His best-known book was Ten Days That Shook the World, an eyewitness account of the Russian revolution published in Reed’s enthusiasm for the revolution led to his death from typhus in October in a Moscow hospital.

He is buried in the graveyard of. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. Saved in: John Reed and the Russian Revolution: uncollected articles, letters, and speeches on Russia, / John Reed; the making of a revolutionary, by: Hicks, Granville, Published: () John Reed.

Warren Beatty's epic about the life and death of American radical journalist John Reed. Ad Policy John Reed () whose book Ten Days That. A Mexican movie, Reed: Mexico Insurgente, which was directed by Paul Leduc and based faithfully on Reed's book, somewhat righted the scales, but the film was not widely distributed.

Seven biographies of John Reed have appeared.2 All have been consulted for this article, and most include a. John Silas "Jack" Reed (Octo – Octo ) was an American journalist, poet, and socialist activist, best remembered for Ten Days That Shook the World, his first-hand account of the Bolshevik married the writer and feminist Louise Bryant in Reed died of typhus in Russia inand is one of only three Americans buried in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis.

John Silas Reed (), American revolutionist, poet, and journalist, became a symbol in many American minds of the Communist revolution in Russia. John Reed was born in the mansion of his maternal grandparents outside Portland, Ore., on Oct.

22, His father sold agricultural implements and insurance. Reed was a frail youngster and suffered. John Reed.

John Reed was born in Portland, Oregon, on 22nd October, His father, Charles Jerome Reed, was a prosperous businessman, who paid for him to be educated privately. As a teenager he suffered from health problems.

According to his biographer, Barbara Gelb: "In his eleventh year, the focal point of his illness became a weak kidney. This is a most powerfully written American radical journalist's eyewitness account of the Bolshevik seizure of power--recording the excitement of the October days and the beginnings of John Reed's own revolutionary Days That Shook the World is the classic account of the Russian Revolution of November by a western journalist and has been admired worldwide since 5/5(5).

John Silas "Jack" Reed (Octo - Octo ) was an American poet, journalist, and communist activist, best remembered for his 1st-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution, Ten Days that Shook the World.

He was married to writer and feminist Louise Bryant. He died in Moscow, and was interred at the Kremlin Wall Necropolis. Reed was born in his maternal grandmother's mansion in Cause of death: Scrub typhus.

Description: John Reed's vivid eye-witness account of his time in Petrograd was written in early and published in the USA the following year. It was an instant best-seller, so much so that in Russia it was some years before Stalin - who is only mentioned twice in the book - /5().

The Day in Bohemia or Life Among the artists Reed, John Book Description: Printed for the Author, New York, Limited edition, Granville Hicks personal copy. Original wraps, one of a limited edition of copies, a post card laid in from Granville Hickes (signed) sent to his friend indicating "I should be glad to lend you my copy.

Whereas Ten Days earned Reed burial at the Kremlin Wall Necropolis, one of only two Americans to receive that honor — the famous Wobbly Big Bill Haywood is the other — Reed’s adoring take on the Russian Revolution also merited him the scorn of the American publishing world.

Reed’s glowing evaluation of the “great Lenin,” “loved. John Reed was an active socialist who no matter his position in life, he would always question and challenge the status quo.

In the beginning of Reed’s academic livelihood, he ran into a problem that many great minds go through, where he began to notice that the school had a curriculum to create good citizens and not to stimulate the imagination (Rosenstone, 17). Long-read Ten days that shook the world.

On the th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, journalist John Reed's pulsating first-hand account still packs a punch. John Reed: The Making of a Revolutionary (2nd ed.). New York, B. Blom, Michael Munk.

“The Romance of John Reed and Louise Bryant: New Documents Clarify How They Met.” Oregon Historical Quarterly (Fall ), Robert A. Rosenstone. Romantic Revolutionary: A Biography of John Reed (2nd ed.). New York: Vintage Books, Notes and Explanations. Reed, John. Ten Days That Shook the World Notes and Explanations.

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