Secker and Warburg


Secker and Warburg

Es una editorial británica formada en 1936 de una OPA de Martin Secker, que estaba en quiebra, por Fredric Warburg y Roger Senhouse. Por lo tanto, es algo sorprendente que ellos fueron los primeros editores de Mein Kampf en 1925. Quizás igualmente sorprendente es que la empresa se hizo famosa por su posición política, siendo ambos antifascista y anticomunista, una posición que los ponen en conflicto con la ética de muchos intelectuales de la época.

Cuando George Orwell parted empresa simpatizante con el Partido Comunista más de Victor Gollancz El camino a Wigan Pier, que es Secker y Warburg que tomó su próximo libro Homenaje a Cataluña. Posteriormente iban a publicar la totalidad de la labor de Orwell, en particular, después de 18 meses de rechazos y retrocesos, la granja de animales . Orwell Warburg y convertirse en amigos íntimos.

Secker y Warburg otros libros publicados por las principales figuras de la izquierda anti-estalinista, como CLR James, Rudolf Rocker y Boris Souvarine , así como las obras de Lewis Mumford.

Con su situación financiera, devastada por la escasez de papel durante y después de la guerra, Secker y Warburg fueron obligados a unirse al grupo de editores Heinemann en 1951. Durante los años 1950 y 1960 Secker y Warburg se han de publicar las obras de, entre otros, Simone de Beauvoir, Colette, JM Coetzee, Alberto Moravia, Günter Grass, Angus Wilson, Melvyn Bragg y Julian Gloag, así como los británicos budista Lobsang Rampa .


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