Irving Howe

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United States editor (1920-1993)


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Cahan was a gifted writer," Irving Howe observed, "more so in English, a language he never spoke with ease, than in Yiddish.
Por cierto, una de las mejores evaluaciones de The Partisan Review fue hecha por Irving Howe, mencionado lineas atras, uno de los mas tempranos y constantes colaboradores de la NYRB.
Edward Alexander's extended essay on Lionel Trilling and Irving Howe, first published in 2004, appears here in a brief book which considers a small number of awkward pairings.
In '52, Brandeis was a brand new university, which Abe Sachar, the first president, had staffed with a lot of liberal and left professors who couldn't get jobs elsewhere in the McCarthy period, and also with what we call "public intellectuals" who didn't have PhDs--people like Irving Howe, who were very good at what they did.
Irving Howe and Lewis Coser, The American Communist Party: A Critical History (1919-1957), Boston: Beacon Press, 1957.
Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Jews: the chimera of a binational state," in Irving Howe & Carl Gershman, Israel, the Arabs and the Middle East (Bantam, 1972).
The Viking Critical Edition of Herzog, edited by Irving Howe in 1976, is not annotated; the page references here are to the first edition (New York: Viking, 1964).
Socialism is the name of our desire," was the way Irving Howe once put it, but he was speaking, if not exclusively, then primarily for and about Jews.
Irving Howe would later make a similar complaint, chiding Ellison for abandoning the protest tradition in black literature and describing Invisible Man as anti-political and "literary to a fault.
Writing about the essays and fiction of the New York Jewish intellectuals in the middle of the twentieth century, Irving Howe said they took intense pleasure in disputation and built their collective style around a sense of tournament, the writer cast as "skilled infighter juggling knives of dialectic.
The answer to this question is played out in astute dialogue centreed on black and Jewish life in northern ghettos and the antagonistic post-Holocaust of literary brotherhood nurtured through the writings of Harold Cruse, Norman Podhoretz, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, and Irving Howe.
These candid, intensely personal essays, many written under conditions of increasing disability and in shadow of what he knew to be his own impending death, cover a range of provocative subjects, from Jewish novelists and critics such as Philip Roth, Cynthia Ozick, Alfred Kazin, Irving Howe and Yale professor Geoffrey Hartman, to matters of cultural criticism in general, along with more specific questions like "Why Are English Departments Still Fighting the Culture Wars?
Too much communitarianism is as dangerous as too much individualism, and notions of the common good can be used to mask privilege, elitism, and assumed moral superiority, as Irving Howe has pointed out:
Wright Mills, and Irving Howe, all of whom Gitlin admires.
Originally published in 1976, this new edition of World Of Our Fathers: The Journey Of The East European Jews To The Life They Found And Made by the late Irving Howe (1920-1993) is the inspirational history of the Eastern European Jewish migration from when and why it began in the 1880's to the situational struggle so many new immigrants found when they arrive on the streets of New York.