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Celebrations and attacks : thirty years of literary and cultural commentary / Irving Howe.


New York : Horizon Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0818011769, 9780818011764

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Subjects Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Book reviews.
Literature, Modern.
Littérature américaine -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature anglaise -- Histoire et critique.
Description 256 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-256).
Also issued online.
Contents [1.] The fifties: A Negro in America (Ralph Ellison) -- The stories of Bernard Malamud -- The suburbs of Babylon (Philip Roth) -- Mailer's political novel (Norman Mailer) -- The Snopes saga (William Faulkner) -- In the day of a false Messiah (Isaac Bashevis Singer) -- The stories of Isaac Babel -- Tomato or cucumber? (Alain Robbe-Grillet) -- Culture and radicalism (Richard Chase) -- Anti-Semite and Jew (Milton Hindus) -- Henry James as Latter-Day Saint -- God, man and Stalin (Whittaker Chambers) -- [2.] The sixties: Richard Wright: a word of farewell -- The Salinger cult (J.D. Salinger) -- Flannery O'Connor's stories -- Treacheries of faith (Crawford Power) -- A fine novel of academic life (John Williams) -- Doris Lessing: no compromise, no happiness -- The stories of Pirandello (Luigi Pirandello) -- George Eliot in her letters -- The country of the pointed firs (Sarah Orne Jewett) -- Robert Frost: a momentary stay -- A neglected American poet (Frederick Tuckerman) -- Literature on the couch (Leslie Fiedler) -- The wounds of all generations (Ernest Hemingway) -- Southern agrarians and American culture -- Endgame: the fate of modernism (Renato Poggioli) -- W.E.B. DuBois: glory and shame -- [3.] The seventies: Delmore Schwartz: an appreciation -- George Konrad: the traffic of suffering -- The plebeian realism of James Hanley -- The poetry of Isaac Rosenberg -- Privacy for Joyce? (James Joyce) -- Lillian Hellman and the McCarthy years -- Lionel trilling: sincerity and authenticity -- A man of letters (Edmund Wilson) -- Octavio Paz: Mexican modernist -- Tribune of socialism (Norman Thomas) -- The Holocaust and moral judgment (Lucy Dawidowicz) -- Literature and liberalism.
Genre Book reviews.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4811728
(OCoLC)ocm04811728
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WorldCat Identities Howe, Irving.
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