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Irving Howe

Critic (11-Jun-1920 — 5-May-1993)


Edward Alexander. Irving Howe: Socialist, Critic, Jew. Indiana University Press. 1998. 284pp.

Irving Howe. A Margin of Hope: An Intellectual Autobiography. Harcourt. 1984. 372pp.

John Rodden (editor). The Worlds of Irving Howe: The Critical Legacy. Paradigm Publishers. 2004. 380pp.

John Rodden (editor). Irving Howe and the Critics: Celebrations and Attacks. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. 2005. 237pp.

Gerald Sorin. Irving Howe: A Life of Passionate Dissent. NYU Press. 2002. 386pp.


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  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.325)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.288)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.348)

  11. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.464)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.351)

  13. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.199)

  14. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.3, p.459)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.112)

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