Mark Starr (1894-1985):
Labor Educator & Esperantist

Study Guide
Compiled by Ralph Dumain


On this site / Ĉi-reteje

Hauben, Ronda. “A Pioneer in Workers’ Education: Mark Starr and Workers’ Education in Great Britain,” Llafur, IV, 2, 1985, pp. 96-100, 102.

Lawn, Martin. “Mark Starr: Socialist Educator” [interview with Mark Starr], Llafur, IV, 2, 1985, pp. 91-96.

Lewis, Richard. Mark Starr (1894-1985): Workers’ Educationist in The Dictionary of Labour Biography, Vol. 9, edited by Joyce M. Bellamy and John Saville (London: Macmillan, 1993).

Rexroth, Kenneth. “The Students Take Over,The Nation, 2 July 1960. Reprinted in Assays (1961) and World Outside the Window: Selected Essays of Kenneth Rexroth (1987).  Excerpt on this site: The Student Movement vs. . . . Mark Starr?.

Starr, Mark. Esperanto and Labour. London: The British League of Esperantist Socialists, July 1923. 

Starr, Mark. “Organized Labor and the Dewey Philosophy,” in: John Dewey: Philosopher of Science and Freedom, A Symposium, edited by Sidney Hook (New York: The Dial Press, 1950), pp. 184-193.

Starr, Mark. “La Filozofio de Jozefo Ditsgen,” Sennacieca Revuo, n-ro 94, 1966, p. 38-41. In Esperanto.

Starr, Mark. “Usona Mozaiko,” Sennacieca Revuo, n-ro 97,1969, pp. 28-32.

Mark Starr in East Africa & Bulgaria (News Clippings, 1963)

The Lure of Africa Lingers For Retired Union Official,” Long Island Press, July 14, 1963.
“Esperantist Returns Home,” Long Island Star-Journal, August 20, 1963.
Starr, Mark. “Esperantists Attend Convo in Bulgaria,” Kenosha Labor, August 29, 1963.

Esperanto & Laborista Movado / Esperanto & the Labor Movement

Esperanto & Interlinguistics Study Guide / Retgvidilo pri Esperanto & Interlingvistiko

Intellectual Life in Society, Conventional and Unconventional: A Bibliography in Progress

Offsite / Alireteje

Mark Starr @ Ĝirafo

Mark Starr - Vikipedio

Mark Starr (labor educationalist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mark Starr (1894-1985) « Family Connections

By Mark Starr:

Communism and an International Language by Mark Starr, The Communist Review, February 1922, Vol. 2, No. 4.

A Worker Looks at History: Being Outlines of Industrial History Specially Written for Labour College-Plebs Classes. London: Plebs League, 1919. (archive.org)

A Worker Looks At History

A Worker Looks At History

Workers’ Education Today. New York: League for Industrial Democracy, 1941.

“Group Discrimination in Industry,” in Civilization and Group Relationships, a Series of Addresses and Discussions, edited by R. M. MacIver (New York; London: Institute for Religious Studies, distributed by Harper & Brothers, 1945), pp. 117-135. (Religion and Civilization Series; Jewish Theological Seminary of America)

“Creeping Socialism” vs. Limping Capitalism. New York: Union for Democratic Socialism, 1954.

Novack, George (writing under pseudonym William F. Warde). “American Philosophy and the Labor Movement,” International Socialist Review, Vol. 23, No.2, Spring 1962, pp.52-55.

Rexroth, Kenneth. “The Students Take Over,The Nation, 2 July 1960. Reprinted in Assays (1961) and World Outside the Window: Selected Essays of Kenneth Rexroth (1987). Excerpt on this site: The Student Movement vs. . . . Mark Starr?.

Tonkin, Humphrey. The Semantics of Invention: Translation into Esperanto, Literary Translation Seminar, February 22, 2008.

Archives & libraries / Arkivoj & bibliotekoj

Mark Starr’s papers, photographs, correspondence, and participation in various organizations can be found at the Tamiment Library, housed in the Bobst Library of New York University.

See also: Guide to the Harry Wellington Laidler Photographs 1893-1968 (Bulk [1950-1960]) Photographs 009.

Mark Starr @ Österreichische Nationalbibliothek / Austrian National Library. See references #1-19.

Other selected references

Starr, Mark. Labor Looks at Education. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1946.

Starr, Mark. Lies and Hate in Education. London: Hogarth Press, 1929.


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