Politics and the Novel

Politics and the Novel

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The classic investigation of the role of revolutionary ideas in fiction. Mr. Howe establishes the role of the political novel and traces its growth into the twentieth century; he explains why American novels failed to integrate ideology; and he discusses political fiction after World War II. "An intelligent, penetrating, lucid, graceful, persuasive, and altogether splendid book."-New Republic. With an Introduction by David Bromwich.

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 137.16 x 203.2 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
  • Ivan R Dee, Inc
  • Chicago, United States
  • English
  • 156663461X
  • 9781566634618
  • 458,694

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A classic work on its subject by one of our most celebrated intellectual figures. -- Mitchell Cohen An important book. Nation An intelligent, penetrating, lucid, graceful, persuasive, and altogether splendid book. New Republic

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About Irving Howe

Irving Howe (1920-1993), a leading New York intellectual, founded Dissent magazine and was regarded as one of the most influential American literary critics. His other books include World of Our Fathers, A Treasury of Yiddish Stories, and William Faulkner (published by Ivan R. Dee).

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