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Author Howe, Irving, author
Title Essays. Selections
Selected writings, 1950-1990 / Irving Howe
Imprint San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  814.52 H8385 1990    AVAILABLE    30500100633026
Edition 1st ed
Descript xviii, 490 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references
Also issued online
I: The fifties -- C⥬ine: the sod beneath the skin -- Sholom Aleichem: voice of our past -- God, man, and Stalin -- This age of conformity -- The stories of Isaac Babel -- Tomato or cucumber? -- The Snopes saga -- The stories of Pirandello -- II: The sixties -- T.E. Lawrence: the problem of heroism -- Anarchy and authority in American literature -- Black boys and native sons -- The idea of the modern -- Dreiser: the springs of desire -- Robert Frost: a momentary stay -- Bourbon on the rocks-- New styles in "leftism" -- Beliefs of the masters -- A grave and solitary voice: an appreciation of Edwin Arlington Robinson -- The New York intellectuals -- III: The seventies -- Zola: the poetry of naturalism -- George Konr⡤'s The case worker -- The city in literature -- Delmore Schwartz: an appreciation -- Strangers -- Lillian Helman and the McCarthy years -- George Eliot and radical evil -- IV: The eighties -- Oliver and Fagin -- Absalom in Israel -- Why has socialism failed in America? -- Reaganism: the spirit of the times -- Writing and the holocaust -- Justice for Leskov -- The fate of Solzhenitsyn -- Thinking about socialism
"Combative, compassionate, objective, ironic, restless, Howe reflects on people, ideas, and events..." A selection from Irving Howe's work covering 40 years of writing
Link Online version: Howe, Irving. Essays. Selections. Selected writings, 1950-1990. 1st ed. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990 (OCoLC)645782209
Subject Essays
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