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Howe, Irving

Works: 387 works in 1,849 publications in 6 languages and 68,218 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  History  Short stories  Political fiction  Autobiographies  Satire  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Composer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Compiler, Speaker
Classifications: F128.9.J5, 813.52
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Irving Howe
World of Our Fathers by Irving Howe( Book )

58 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 2,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Jews of Eastern Europe who emigrated to America during the four decades beginning in the 1880s and the life they made, especially those who settled on the East Side of New York City
William Faulkner : a critical study by Irving Howe( Book )

82 editions published between 1852 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 2,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edith Wharton, a collection of critical essays by Irving Howe( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of criticisms, Edith Wharton's unique gifts as a story-teller and her superb talents as a craftsman are carefully evaluated
Sherwood Anderson by Irving Howe( Book )

52 editions published between 1951 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hardy by Irving Howe( Book )

52 editions published between 1966 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and the novel by Irving Howe( Book )

118 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential works of socialism by Irving Howe( Book )

35 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leon Trotsky by Irving Howe( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essence of Judaism by Leo Baeck( Book )

24 editions published between 1936 and 1978 in English and German and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic of Jewish religious thought began as a critical essay vigorously challenging Adolf Harnack's "Essence of Christianity". It grew into a comprehensive examination of Jewish religion and an invaluable key to understanding the background of Christianity and Islam. Jewish tradition permits conflicting schools of thought to exist side by side, as well as a many-sided interplay of ceremonial law, philosophy, theology and mysticism. It has never been greatly concerned with formulating dogmas. It is therefore a major achievement to have succeeded in defining its essential ideas and doctrines. This presentation is based upon Biblical, talmudic and later rabbinical sources. It preserves the variety and fullness of these classical originals; it avoids dogmatism; yet to Judaism, with all its diversity, it has given a definitive formulation. [Back cover]
The best of Sholom Aleichem by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A superb collectiion of stories that rank with the best not only of folk literature, but of all literature
Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four : text, sources, criticism by George Orwell( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty-Four is a rare work that grows more haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes more real. Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell's nightmare vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff's attempt to find individuality. The brilliance of the novel is Orwell's prescience of modern life--the ubiquity of television, the distortion of the language--and his ability to construct such a thorough version of hell. Required reading for students since it was published, it ranks among the most terrifying novels ever written.
1984 revisited : totalitarianism in our century by Irving Howe( Book )

24 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays analyze the concept of totalitarianism in George Orwell's novel, 1984, and examine the political issues raised by the book
Classics of modern fiction; eight short novels by Irving Howe( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret sharer is a story of a young, inexperienced sea captain who is faced with the responsibility of command and struggling to come to terms with self-doubt and anxiety. His growth in self-knowledge and command of himself and of his ship is portrayed by an encounter with murder, secrecy, and his choice to conceal a spectral fugitive from naval justice. - a secret sharer - aboard his ship. This tale draws on actual events and people that Conrad met or heard about during his many far-flung travels. In portraying men whose incredible journeys on land and at sea are also symbolic voyages into their own mysterious depths, this tale contributes to Conrad's acclaim as a major psychological writer
How we lived : a documentary history of immigrant Jews in America, 1880-1930 by Irving Howe( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vibrant collection of photographs, drawings, illustrations and texts depicting the experience of immigrant Jews in America from 1880 to 1930. Includes photography by such masters as Jacob Riis and Lewis Hine
The Bostonians : a novel by Henry James( Book )

7 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated novel about a passionate New England suffragette, her displaced southern gentleman cousin, and a charismatic young woman whose loyalty they both wished to possess goes directly to the heart of sexual politics
Short shorts : an anthology of the shortest stories( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains thirty-eight short stories-many of them by world-famous authors
Socialism and America by Irving Howe( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American newness : culture and politics in the age of Emerson by Irving Howe( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the Emersonian spirit? What inspired it, what propelled it? And what does it mean to us today? Howe lays before us the intellectual and personal tragedy of the first great American man of letters, yet also shows that Emerson's belief in the untapped power of free men pervades not only the lives and works of his contemporaries but is also a permanent part of the American psyche
The seventies: problems and proposals by Irving Howe( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Dissenter's guide to foreign policy by Irving Howe( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, most of which were first published in the periodical Dissent. Bibliographical footnotes. Introduction: American power in the twentieth century, by M. Harrington.--The cold war in retrospect, by A. S. Kaufman.--A case against interventionism, by W. Pfaff.--Collective security, interventionism, and the left, by H. M. Pachter.--Necessity and choice in American foreign policy, by P. Green.--Beyond the power blocs, by R. Steel.--Reflections on the third world, by W. Laqueur.--Economic development in the backward countries, by G. Myrdal.--The prospects for a Maoist International, by R. Lowenthal.--Chinese visions and American policies, by B. Schwartz.--Counter-revolutionary America, by R. L. Heilbroner.--Economic development and democracy, by D. H. Wrong.--Rebuttal, by R. L. Heilbroner.--Surrebuttal, by D. H. Wrong.--The politics of disaster, by I. Howe,--Moral judgment in time of war, by M. Walzer.--Venezuela: revolution and counter-revolution, by K. Botsford.--Ideas of the future, by G. Lichtheim
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World of Our Fathers
William Faulkner : a critical studyPolitics and the novelOrwell's Nineteen eighty-four : text, sources, criticismClassics of modern fiction; eight short novelsShort shorts : an anthology of the shortest storiesSocialism and AmericaIrving Howe and the critics : celebrations and attacks
Alternative Names
Hau, Irving

Horenstein Irving

Howe, Irving

Irving Howe Amerikaans historicus (1920-1993)

Irving Howe critico letterario e accademico statunitense

Irving Howe historiador estadounidense

Irving Howe historien américain

Irving Howe istoric american

Irving Howe US-amerikanischer Literaturwissenschaftler

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אירווינג האו היסטוריון אמריקאי

האו, אירווינג

האו, אירוינג 1920-1993

إرفنج هاو، 1920-1993

ایروینق هاو

하우, 어빙 1920-1993

하워, 이어빙 1920-1993

호우, 어빙 1920-1993


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