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Product Description: In the Polish city of Lodz, the brothers Ashkenazi grew up very differently in talent and in temperament. Max, the firstborn, is fiercely intelligent and conniving, determined to succeed financially by any means necessary. Slower-witted Jacob is strong, handsome, and charming but without great purpose in life...read more
By Rebecca Newberger Goldstein (foreword by), Irving Howe (introduced by), I. J. Singer and Joseph Singer (trans)

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9781590512906 | Other Pr Llc, October 19, 2010, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: In the Polish city of Lodz, the brothers Ashkenazi grew up very differently in talent and in temperament.

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Product Description: A new 30th Anniversary paperback edition of an award-winning classic.Winner of the National Book Award, 1976World of Our Fathers traces the story of Eastern Europe's Jews to America over four decades. Beginning in the 1880s, it offers a rich portrayal of the East European Jewish experience in New York, and shows how the immigrant generation tried to maintain their Yiddish culture while becoming American...read more

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9780151463534 | Reprint edition (Harcourt, December 1, 1989), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Recounts the experiences of the East European Jews who settled in New York's East Side

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9780814736852 | 30 anv edition (New York Univ Pr, October 1, 2005), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: A new 30th Anniversary paperback edition of an award-winning classic.
9780805209280 | Revised edition (Schocken Books, January 1, 1990), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Records the experiences of the East European Jews who settled in New York's East Side
9780671227555 | Pocket Books, June 1, 1978, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: The story of over 2 million Jewish immigrants in America in 4 decades beginning with the 1880's and how they tried to keep their Yiddish culture while making their way in the new society.

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Product Description: Irving Howe's classic investigation of the role of revolutionary ideas in fiction is here reprinted in a new paperback edition. In establishing the role of the political novel and tracing its growth into the twentieth century, Mr...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780231079945 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, August 1, 1992), cover price $68.00 | About this edition: Politics and the Novel clarifies the role of revolutionary ideas in fiction, establishing the role of the political novel, and tracing the growth of this novel into the 20th century.

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9781566634618 | Ivan R Dee, September 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Irving Howe's classic investigation of the role of revolutionary ideas in fiction is here reprinted in a new paperback edition.
9780231079952 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, August 1, 1992), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Howe has added an interesting new six-page preface to this edition of his 1957 classic.
9780452008441 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, May 1, 1987), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Politics and the Novel clarifies the role of revolutionary ideas in fiction, establishing the role of the political novel, and tracing the growth of this novel into the 20th century.

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Collects a variety of stories, which are each no longer than eight pages, by such authors as James Thurber, Doris Lessing, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Leo Tolstoy

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9780879234317 | David R Godine Pub, May 1, 1982, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Collects a variety of stories, which are each no longer than eight pages, by authors, including James Thurber, Doris Lessing, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Leo Tolstoy

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9780553274400 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, April 1, 1999), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Collects a variety of stories, which are each no longer than eight pages, by such authors as James Thurber, Doris Lessing, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Leo Tolstoy

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Product Description: 75 b&w photos. 784 pp. 6 1/2 x 9 1/4. Orig. $34.95.

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9780883658826 | Galahad Books, September 1, 1994, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: 75 b&w photos.

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9780805210798 | Schocken Books, March 1, 1997, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: 75 b&w photos.

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Product Description: Provocative commentary by a teacher, editor, and critic.

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9780156849302 | Harcourt, October 1, 1996, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Provocative commentary by a teacher, editor, and critic.

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Product Description: This collection of accessible, idiosyncratic essays explores such enduring literary concepts as character, style, tone, and genre. All have their origin in Howe's passion, moral striving, and abiding faith in the common reader. Edited and with an Introduction by Nicholas Howe.
By Irving Howe and Nicholas Howe (editor)

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9780156002578 | Mariner Books, September 1, 1995, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This collection of accessible, idiosyncratic essays explores such enduring literary concepts as character, style, tone, and genre.

Classics of Modern Fiction Twelve 4ED [Paperback] [Apr 01, 1986] Howe, Irving ...
By Irving Howe (editor)

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9780155001718 | 5 sub edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 1993), cover price $211.95
9789990095036 | 5th edition (Thomson Learning, January 1, 1993), cover price $0.02
9780155076495 | Harcourt, April 1, 1986, cover price $26.60 | also contains Symbols, Images, Codes: The Secret Language of Meaning in Film, TV, Games, and Visual Media | About this edition: Classics of Modern Fiction Twelve 4ED [Paperback] [Apr 01, 1986] Howe, Irving .

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Essays from four decades discuss contemporary literature, socialism and communism, the Jewish experience, and other subjects

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9780151803903, titled "Selected Writings: 1950-1990" | Harcourt, October 1, 1990, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Essays from four decades discuss contemporary literature, socialism and communism, the Jewish experience, and other subjects

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9780156806367 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, April 1, 1992), cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Essays from four decades discuss contemporary literature, socialism and communism, the Jewish experience, and other subjects

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By Eliezer Greenberg (editor) and Irving Howe (editor)

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9780517066560 | Outlet, March 1, 1992, cover price $5.99

Reviews and evaluates Faulkner's major works, noting recurrent social and moral themes and the role of the Southern tradition in his creation of events and characters

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9780929587691 | 4th edition (Ivan R Dee, September 1, 1991), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Reviews and evaluates Faulkner's major works, noting recurrent social and moral themes and the role of the Southern tradition in his creation of events and characters

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By Irving Howe and Ruth R. Wisse (editor)

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9780802726452, titled "The Best of Sholom Aleichem" | Large print edition (Christian Large Print, February 1, 1991), cover price $14.95

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Product Description: When the Jews of Eastern Europe came to the United States in the 19th century, they brought with them their own special humor. Developed in response to the dissonant reality of their lives, their self-critical humor served as a source of salvation, enabling them to endure a painful history with a sense of power...read more
By Robert Alter (corporate author), Joseph Boskin (corporate author), Albert Goldman (corporate author), Irving Howe (corporate author) and Meyer Wiener (corporate author)

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9780814323663 | Wayne State Univ Pr, December 1, 1990, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: When the Jews of Eastern Europe came to the United States in the 19th century, they brought with them their own special humor.

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Fifty-two Yiddish short stories describe life in the shetl and other aspects of the Jewish experience, and include works produced by Jewish writers during the last two centuries (view table of contents)
By Irving Howe (editor)

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9780670830374 | Revised edition (Viking Pr, November 1, 1989), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Collecting fifty-two Yiddish short stories into a single volume, this anthology of tales about life in the shetl and other aspects of the Jewish experience includes some of the most important literature produced by Jewish writers in the last two centuries

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9780140144192 | Revised edition (Penguin USA, November 1, 1990), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Fifty-two Yiddish short stories describe life in the shetl and other aspects of the Jewish experience, and include works produced by Jewish writers during the last two centuries
9780805204001, titled "Treasury of Yiddish Stories" | Schocken Books, June 1, 1973, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The stories in this comprehensive volume range from the works of Sholom Aleichem, Mendele Morchher Sforim, and I.

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Features the works of six major Yiddish poets and selections from the work of thirty-three others, with Yiddish and English on facing pages

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9780670805075 | Viking Pr, September 1, 1987, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Features the works of six major Yiddish poets and selections from the work of thirty-three others with Yiddish and English on facing pages

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9780140094725 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, November 1, 1988), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Features the works of six major Yiddish poets and selections from the work of thirty-three others, with Yiddish and English on facing pages

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A series of essays recounting the history, the future, and the impact of the socialist movement in America

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9780151835751 | Harcourt, November 1, 1985, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A series of essays recounting the history, the future, and the impact of the socialist movement in America

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9780156835206 | Mariner Books, November 1, 1986, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A series of essays recounting the history, the future, and the impact of the socialist movement in America

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By Irving Howe (editor)

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9780300035711 | 3 edition (Yale Univ Pr, September 1, 1986), cover price $19.00

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Product Description: "To confront American culture is to feel oneself encircled by a thin but strong presence. I call it Emersonian, an imprecise term but one that directs us to a dominant spirit in the national experience." Thus Irving Howe, America's distinguished social critic and a longtime reader of the Sage of Concord, begins this illuminating discussion of Emerson and his disciples and doubters...read more

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9780674026407 | Harvard Univ Pr, March 1, 1986, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: "To confront American culture is to feel oneself encircled by a thin but strong presence.

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Product Description: The story of Jewish Pioneer Americans and the movement towards the West.

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9780312858674 | Reprint edition (St Martins Pr, November 1, 1985), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The story of Jewish Pioneer Americans and the movement towards the West.

Examines Hardy's novels and poems in relation to his philosophy and his traditional rural background

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9780020520108 | Reissue edition (Macmillan Pub Co, March 1, 1985), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Examines Hardy's novels and poems in relation to his philosophy and his traditional rural background

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A candid, perceptive narrative of the author's East Bronx childhood, his education, and his experiences and activities as an increasingly influential writer, editor, and teacher

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9780156572453 | Mariner Books, May 1, 1984, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A candid, perceptive narrative of the author's East Bronx childhood, his education, and his experiences and activities as an increasingly influential writer, editor, and teacher

Examines the policies of the Reagan administration and recommends methods for the government to work toward the solution of economic and social problems

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9780394722689 | Pantheon Books, April 1, 1984, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Examines the policies of the Reagan administration and recommends methods for the government to work toward the solution of economic and social problems

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Essays analyze the concept of totalitarianism in George Orwell's novel, 1984, and examine the political issues raised by the book

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9780060806606 | Harpercollins, August 1, 1983, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Essays analyze the concept of totalitarianism in George Orwell's novel, 1984, and examine the political issues raised by the book

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Photographs, cartoons, drawings, posters, memoirs, newspaper pieces, and a running narrative evoke the Jewish immigrant experience in America for half a century
By Irving Howe (editor) and Kenneth Libo (editor)

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9780399900518 | Putnam Pub Group, February 1, 1983, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: Photographs, cartoons, drawings, posters, memoirs, newspaper pieces, and a running narrative evoke the Jewish immigrant experience in America for half a century

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Paperback:

9781878603012 | Bennington College Bookstore, November 1, 1982, cover price $10.00

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