Joan Robinson: A Memoir
When I first met her in the fifties, I liked to think of Joan playing opposite Humphrey Bogart in a John Huston film about the Resistance. She’d have been perfect — black clothes and red stockings, a commanding presence, cool, tough, single-mindedly loyal, fiercely partisan. Strong progressive opinions, but no nonsense about accepting dogmas, Marxist or otherwise. Critical of bourgeois society and its hypocrisy. A fighter, fearless and tough as they come.
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