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Remembering Francis Parker Yockey:
September 18, 1917–June 16, 1960

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Francis Parker Yockey was born on this day in 1917 in Chicago. He died in San Francisco on June 16, 1960, an apparent suicide. Yockey is one of America’s greatest anti-liberal thinkers and an abiding influence on the North American New Right. In honor of his birthday, I wish to draw the reader’s attention to the following works on this site.

By Yockey himself:

  • “America’s Two Political Factions,” here
  • “The Destiny of America,” here
  • “The Imperative of Our Age,” here
  • “Liberalism,” here
  • “The Nature of Politics,” here
  • “The Prague Treason Trial,” here
  • Selections from Francis Parker Yockey, here
  • “Twentieth-Century Metaphysics,” here
  • “Two Reflections,” here
  • “The World in Flames,” here

About Yockey:

  • Kerry Bolton, “The Cold War Axis: Soviet Anti-Zionism and the American Right,” Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
  • Kerry Bolton, “A Contemporary Evaluation of Francis Parker Yockey,” Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
  • Juleigh Howard-Hobson, Six Poems for Francis Parker Yockey, here
  • Michael O’Meara, “Boreas Rising: White Nationalism and the Geopolitics of the Paris-Berlin-Moscow Axis,” Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
  • Michael O’Meara, “The Death of Francis Parker Yockey,” here
  • Revilo Oliver, “After Fifty Years,” here
  • Revilo Oliver, “The Shadow of Empire: Francis Parker Yockey after 20 Years,” here
  • Ted Sallis, “The Overman High Culture: The Future of the West,” here (in French, in Portuguese)
  • Ted Sallis, “Pan-European Preservationism,” here

Yockey’s magnum opus, Imperium: The Philosophy of History and Politics, is currently out of print, but at least four (!) new editions are in the works from various publishers. It is a high tribute to Yockey’s importance, even as it is a criminal duplication of efforts in a resource-starved movement.

Yockey’s The Enemy of Europe is available paired with Revilo Oliver’s commentary, “The Enemy of Our Enemy.”

Yockey’s manifesto, The Proclamation of London: Of the European Liberation Front is available in a new hardcover edition with an Introduction by Michael O’Meara.

Unfortunately, the only existing biography of Yockey is Kevin Coogan’s Dreamer of the Day: Francis Parker Yockey and the Postwar Fascist International, in which Yockey’s biography is buried under hundreds of pages of extraneous details about the history of the entire post-World War II Right.

 

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3 Comments

  1. Posted September 18, 2012 at 3:52 pm | Permalink

    There is a whole chapter dedicated to Francis Parker Yockey’s book Imperium in the book Willis Carto and the American Far Right by George Michael. For those of us who find Yockey’s writing to be somewhat lacking in structure and good editing, the summary provided by George Michael is pretty useful.

    You can see a BookTV presentation by the author presenting the main themes of his book here:

    http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/Willis

  2. regularron
    Posted September 18, 2012 at 4:30 pm | Permalink

    I just want to thank Greg and Kerry Bolton for introducing me to Mr. Yockey’s writings. Honestly, I had never heard of him till I got my copy of “North American New Right” and read Mr. Bolton’s wonderful piece on him. I should add, I’m not new to the feelings, I’m just new to the people who have paved the way for us.

    Again, thank you.

    • Kerry Bolton
      Posted September 18, 2012 at 10:56 pm | Permalink

      Thanks. It’s an honour to have some part in perpetuating Yockey’s Thought.

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