Quotation by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Literature must become Party literature.... Down with unpartisan litterateurs! Down with the superman of literature! Literature must become a part of the general cause of the proletariat.
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924), Russian revolutionary leader. First published in Party Organization and Party Literature (1905). Quoted in George Steiner, "Marxism and the Literary Critic," Language and Silence (1967).
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