Politics and the Novel

Politics and the Novel

by Irving Howe
     
 

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

Overview

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 Group (USA) Incorporated
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

Introduction1
Preface11
1The Idea of the Political Novel15
2Stendhal: The Politics of Survival25
3Dostoevsky: The Politics of Salvation51
4Conrad: Order and Anarchy76
5Turgenev: The Politics of Hesitation114
6Henry James: The Political Vocation139
7Some American Novelists: The Politics of Isolation159
8Malraux, Silone, Koestler: The Twentieth Century203
9Orwell: History as Nightmare235
Epilogue: Politics and the Novel After Politics and the Novel252

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