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David Caute Biography (1936-)
Full name, John David Caute; born December 16, 1936, in Alexandria, Egypt; son of Edward (a colonel in the British Army Dental Corps) and Rebecca Caute; married Catherine Shuckburgh, 1961 (marriage ended, 1970); married Martha Bates (an editor), 1973; children: (first marriage) Daniel, Edward; (second marriage) Rebecca, Anna.
- Birth Details
- December 16, 1936
- Alexandria, Egypt
- Songs for an Autumn Rifle, first produced at the Edinburgh Festival by the Oxford Theatre Group, 1961.
- The Demonstration (also see below), first produced at Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, England, 1969, published by Deutsch, 1970.
- The Fourth World, first produced at the Royal Court Theatre, London, 1973.
- Fallout, first produced on British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC Radio), 1973.
- The Zimbabwe Tapes, first produced on BBC Radio, 1983.
- Henry and the Dogs, first produced on BBC Radio, 1986.
- Sanctions, first produced on BBC Radio, 1988.
- Brecht and Company, first produced on BBC-TV, 1979.
- At Fever Pitch, Deutsch, 1959, Pantheon, 1960.
- Comrade Jacob (also see below), Deutsch, 1961, Pantheon, 1962.
- The Decline of the West, Macmillan, 1966.
- The Occupation (also see below), Deutsch, 1971, McGraw, 1972.
- (Under pseudonym John Salisbury) The Baby-Sitters, Atheneum, 1978, published as The Hour before Midnight, Dell, 1980.
- (Under pseudonym John Salisbury) Moscow Gold, Futura, 1980.
- The K-Factor, M. Joseph, 1983.
- News from Nowhere, Hamish Hamilton, 1986.
- Veronica or The Two Nations, Hamish Hamilton, 1989, Arcade/Little, Brown,1990.
- The Women's Hour, Paladin, 1991.
- Communism and the French Intellectuals, 1914-1960, Macmillan, 1964.
- The Left in Europe since 1789, McGraw, 1966.
- (Editor) The Essential Writings of Karl Marx, Macmillan, 1967.
- Frantz Fanon (monograph), Viking, 1970 (published in England as Fanon, Fontana, 1970).
- The Illusion: An Essay on Politics, Theatre and the Novel (also see below), Deutsch, 1971, Harper, 1972.
- (With Ralph Miliband) Nineteenth-Century European Socialism,BFA Educational Media (Santa Monica, CA), 1972.
- The Fellow-Travellers: A Postscript to the Enlightenment, Macmillan, 1973, revised and expanded edition published as The Fellow-Travellers: Intellectual Friends of Communism, Yale University Press, 1988.
- Cuba, Yes?, McGraw, 1974.
- Collisions: Essays and Reviews, Quartet Books, 1974.
- The Great Fear: The Anti-Communist Purge under Truman and Eisenhower, Simon & Schuster, 1978.
- Under the Skin: The Death of White Rhodesia, Northwestern University Press, 1983.
- The Espionage of the Saints: Two Essays on Silence and the State, HamishHamilton, 1986.
- The Year of the Barricades: A Journey through 1968, Harper, 1988 (published in England as '68: The Year of the Barricades, Hamish Hamilton, 1988).
- Joseph Losey: A Revenge on Life, Faber & Faber, 1994.
- The Confrontation: A Trilogy (contains The Demonstration, The Occupation,and The Illusion: An Essay on Politics, Theatre and the Novel), Deutsch, 1971.
- Contributor to periodicals, including New Statesman, Partisan Review, Times Literary Supplement, and Spectator.
- Adaptations: Comrade Jacob was adapted by Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Molloas the film Winstanley, British Film Institute, 1979.
- Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series, Volume 4, Gale, 1986.
- Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 14: British Novelists since 1960, Gale, 1982.
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