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Politics and the Novel
     

Politics and the Novel

by Irving Howe
 

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ISBN-10: 0452008441

ISBN-13: 9780452008441

Pub. Date: 05/01/1987

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

Irving Howe's classic investigation of the role of revolutionary ideas in fiction is here reprinted in a new paperback edition.

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Irving Howe's classic investigation of the role of revolutionary ideas in fiction is here reprinted in a new paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452008441
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/1987
Series:
Essay Index Reprint Ser.
Pages:
273
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction 1 Part 2 Preface 11 Part 3 Part I 13 Chapter 4 The Idea of the Political Novel 15 Chapter 5 Stendhal: The Politics of Survival 25 Chapter 6 Dostoevsky: The Politics of Salvation 51 Chapter 7 Conrad: Order and Anarchy 76 Chapter 8 Turgenev: The Politics of Hesitation 114 Chapter 9 Henry James: The Political Vocation 139 Part 10 Part II 157 Chapter 11 Some American Novelists: The Politics of Isolation 159 Part 12 Part III 201 Chapter 13 Malraux, Silone, Koestler: The Twentieth Century 203 Chapter 14 Orwell: History as Nightmare 235 Part 15 Epilogue: Politics and the Novel After Politics and the Novel 252

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