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A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Irving Howe and Nina Howe

Abstract

Man of letters, political critic, public intellectual, Irving Howe was one of America's most exemplary and embattled writers. Since his death in 1993 at age 72, Howe's work and his personal example of commitment to high principle, both literary and political, have had a vigorous afterlife. This posthumous and capacious collection includes twenty-six pieces of work that originally appeared in such publications as the New York Review of Books, the New Republic, and the Nation. Taken together, they reveal the depth and breadth of Howe's enthusiasms and range over politics, literature, Judaism, an ... More

Keywords: politics, Irving Howe, Judaism, American society, culture, literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780300203660
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300203660.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Irving Howe, author
Concordia University

Nina Howe, editor

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The 1950s

The 1960s

The 1970s

Strangers {1977}

Irving Howe

The 1980s

The 1990s

Personal Reflections

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