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The Resource A critic's notebook, Irving Howe ; edited and introduced by Nicholas Howe

A critic's notebook, Irving Howe ; edited and introduced by Nicholas Howe

Label
A critic's notebook
Title
A critic's notebook
Statement of responsibility
Irving Howe ; edited and introduced by Nicholas Howe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Irving Howe was a major intellectual presence: winner of the National Book Award for his best-selling history, World of Our Fathers; editor of Dissent, an influential left-wing magazine of opinion; professor of English at Brandeis University, Stanford University, and the City University of New York. When he died in 1993, he left behind a collection of essays on fiction which he had been working on in the last of his life." "Assembled by his son, Nicholas Howe, who also provides an introduction, these accessible, idiosyncratic essays, - which Irving Howe called his shtiklach (Yiddish for "little pieces" or "morsels") - explore such enduring literary concepts as character, style, tone, genre. Many address both literature and politics; but all originate from a passion, a moral striving, and an abiding faith in the common reader."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
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Howe, Irving
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Howe, Nicholas
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  • Criticism
  • Literature
Label
A critic's notebook, Irving Howe ; edited and introduced by Nicholas Howe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Farce and fiction
  • History and the novel: variations on a theme
  • Kipling's Kim: ecstasies
  • Naturalism and taste
  • Novels of academic life
  • Obscurity in the novel
  • Punitive novels
  • Walter Scott: falling out of the canon
  • The self in literature
  • Style and the novel: some preliminary paragraphs
  • Anecdote and storyteller
  • Tolstoy: five comments
  • Tone in fiction
  • Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Woolf
  • Characters: Are they like people?
  • How are characters conceived?
  • Five instances of characterization
  • The common reader
  • Criticism of fiction
  • Dickens: three notes
Control code
29795026
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 364 pages
Isbn
9780151199495
Lccn
94001659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1605845
Label
A critic's notebook, Irving Howe ; edited and introduced by Nicholas Howe
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Farce and fiction
  • History and the novel: variations on a theme
  • Kipling's Kim: ecstasies
  • Naturalism and taste
  • Novels of academic life
  • Obscurity in the novel
  • Punitive novels
  • Walter Scott: falling out of the canon
  • The self in literature
  • Style and the novel: some preliminary paragraphs
  • Anecdote and storyteller
  • Tolstoy: five comments
  • Tone in fiction
  • Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Woolf
  • Characters: Are they like people?
  • How are characters conceived?
  • Five instances of characterization
  • The common reader
  • Criticism of fiction
  • Dickens: three notes
Control code
29795026
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 364 pages
Isbn
9780151199495
Lccn
94001659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1605845

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