Saturday, June 2, 2012

Notes from the Editors

2 June 2012

By: MR Editorial Staff
The Monthly Review

"J. Quinn Brisben, whose review appears in this issue of MR, died on April 17, 2012, at age 77. He ran as the Socialist Party USA candidate for President of the United States in the 1992 general election, and was a longtime activist and teacher. He was also a poet interested in cultural as well as political themes. In the 1990s he emerged as one of MR’s most treasured cultural and political reviewers, reviewing E.P. Thompson’s posthumous work on William Blake (MR, September 1994), Roxanne Dunbar Oritz’s Red Dirt (MR, December 1997), along with reviews of a number of other books...."

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