Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Marie Louise Berneri
Marie Louise Berneri (1918 – 1949) was an anarchist activist and author. She was involved with the short-lived publication, Revision, with Luis Mercier Vega and was a member of the group that edited Revolt, War Commentary, and the Freedom newspaper, which is still being published by the Freedom Bookstore in London.
She was a continuous contributor to Spain and the World. She also wrote a survey of utopias, Journey Through Utopia, first published in 1950. Neither East Nor West is a selection of her writings (1952).
Marie-Louise Berneri died, along with her baby, during childbirth, 13 April 1949 in London at the age of 31.