By Patrick McGilligan
Aunque es uno de los rostros más conocidos de nuestra época, Clint Eastwood nunca se ha desprendido de una cierta air of mystery de misterio, sobre todo en lo que a su pasado se refiere. Ahora, Patrick McGilligan, uno de los más respetados biógrafos del mundo del cine, nos ofrece un retrato de cuerpo entero del gran cineasta, un retrato donde por primera vez se descubre al hombre que hay tras los angeles máscara cinematográfica.
A través de documentos, manuscritops inéditos y archivos, entrevistas con amigos, familiares y socios que nunca antes habían hablado, el autor nos propone un exhaustivo viaje biográfico a través de los claroscuros de una vida intensa, febril y en agunos momentos inquietante. En este libro ameno y riguroso a un tiempo, asistimos a l. a. lenta metamorfosis de un joven actor de películas de acción que ha acabado por convertirse en uno de los cineastas más premiados y admirados de nuestro tiempo. Y por supuesto, su vida íntima queda también reflejada en estas páginas, sobre todo sus atormentadas relaciones sentimentales y su recurrente paternidad ilegítima.
Estamos, en definitiva, ante una de las mejores biografías que se han escrito en los últimos tiempos, un libro iluminador, valiente y polémico.
«La mejor y más admirable contribución a l. a. clintología.»
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Reichskongresses der Betriebsräte Deutschlands. –7. Oktober 1920 zu Berlin (Minutes of the Negotiations of the First 20 chapter 2 have identified more or less completely with it. If he saw any contradiction between socialism and bureaucracy he did not discuss it during this period. Nor was there, at first at least, any reason for doubt: his work in the Agitation Committee proved its worth and in 1914 he advanced to become the head of the lathe operators’ section within the Berlin branch of the DMV.
Background, youth, and early union activities: 1880–1913 19 was at the forefront of the attempt to win over unorganised workers and to create a unionised core in workshops where collective resistance scarcely existed. Once this was substantially accomplished, the focus shifted to ensuring that ‘the organised masses not merely preserve the organisation but increasingly understand the ideas of the organisation, that they do not remain mere duespaying members but become class-conscious fighters’, as Müller phrased it in another pamphlet in 1915.
101. 6 Müller 1924a, p. 102. The identification of the lathe operators as the trigger and the listing of the individual companies show the local character that the Shop Stewards still had. For a detailed list of the striking companies, see Winkler 1964, p. 212. 7 See Paul Blumenthal’s report in Bezirksleitung der SED Groß-Berlin 1957, p. 30. 38 chapter 4 Repression and the New Opposition The ‘Liebknecht Strike’ did not achieve its goal, however. Karl Liebknecht was brought to trial, convicted and the Shop Stewards did not call for another strike during appeals or sentencing.