Books: Concrete Drama

TIME, FORWARD!—Valentine Kataev— Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50). ''And it is not for nothing that Gorky constantly repeats. Write the history of factories and plants. . . ., The football sweater of the shock-brigader, the kerchief md ribbons of a young Communist girL the passing banner of the shock-brigade, the childish poster with its turtle or its steam engine, or the torn canvas trousers—are they not a thousand, thousand times more precious to us than Danton's brown frockcoat, Desmoulins' overturned chair, the Phrygian night cap, the order for arrest signed by the blue hands of...

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