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Selected writings, 1950-1990

Author: Irving Howe
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvest/HBJ edView all editions and formats

In these essays celebrating a career of forty years, Howe provides the lineage for modern literary tastes, social attitudes, and political persuasions. An invaluable record of a stunningly original  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Howe
ISBN: 0156806363 9780156806367
OCLC Number: 30105004
Notes: "A Harvest/HBJ book."
Description: xviii, 490 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Fifties Celine: 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 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 intellectual The Seventies Zola: The poetry of naturalism George Konrad's The Case Worker The city in literature Delmore Schwartz: An appreciation Strangers Lillian Helman and the McCarthy years George Eliot and radical evil 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 Solzhenitzyn Thinking about socialism.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Irving Howe.


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