READING LIST

10 Essential Readings

Although there are many other essential readings, we believe that these texts are the key to expanding your knowledge of politics and art:


The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/download/pdf/Manifesto.pdf

What is Proletarian Culture, and is it possible? - Leon Trotsky: https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1923/art/tia23c.htm 

In Defence of Marxism - Leon Trotsky: https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/idom/dm/dom.pdf 

The German Ideology - Karl Marx:  https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1845/german-ideology/

On Cooperation - Vladimir Lenin: https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1923/jan/06.htm

Theatre of the Oppressed - Augusto Boal

Bringing Down The House - Olivia Turnball

Social and Political Theatre in 21st-Century Britain: Staging Crisis - Vicky Angelaki 

Why Marx was Right - Terry Eagleton 

Brecht On Theatre - Bertolt Brecht & John Willett