Irving Howe

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Irving Howe : biography

June 11, 1920 – May 5, 1993

Articles, introductions, translations

  • The essence of Judaism, by Leo Baeck, translated by Howe and Victor Grubwieser, New York: Schocken Books 1948.
  • A treasury of Yiddish stories, editor with Eliezer Greenberg New York, Viking Press, 1954.
  • Modern literary criticism: an anthology, editor, Boston, Beacon Press, 1958.
  • "New York in the Thirties: Some Fragments of Memory," Dissent, vol. 8, no. 3 (Summer 1961), pp. 241–250.
  • New Grub Street by George Gissing; edited and introduced by Irving Howe, Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1962.
  • The basic writings of Trotsky edited and introduced by Irving Howe, New York, Random House, 1963.
  • The Historical Novel by Georg Lukacs; preface by Irving Howe, Boston: Beacon Press, 1963
  • Orwell’s Nineteen eighty-four: text, sources, criticism editor, New York : Harcourt, Brace and World, 1963.
  • An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser; afterword by Irving Howe, New York : Signet Classic, 1964.
  • Jude the obscure by Thomas Hardy; edited with an introduction by Irving Howe, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965.
  • The radical papers editor, New York : Doubleday, 1966.
  • Selected writings: stories, poems and essays. by Thomas Hardy; edited with an introduction by Irving Howe, Greenwich, Conn., Fawcett Publications, 1966.
  • Selected short stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer edited with an introduction by Irving Howe, New York, Modern Library, 1966.
  • The radical imagination; an anthology from Dissent Magazine editor, New York : New American Library, 1967.
  • A Dissenter’s guide to foreign policy editor, New York : Praeger, 1968.
  • Classics of modern fiction; eight short novels editor, New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, 1968.
  • A treasury of Yiddish poetry, editor with Eliezer Greenberg New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969.
  • Essential works of socialism editor, New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
  • The literature of America; nineteenth century editor, New York, McGraw-Hill, 1970.
  • Israel, the Arabs, and the Middle East editor with Carl Gershman, New York, Quadrangle Books, 1970.
  • Voices from the Yiddish: essays, memoirs, diaries, editor with Eliezer Greenberg Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 1972.
  • The seventies: problems and proposals, editor with Michael Harrington New York, Harper & Row, 1972.
  • The world of the blue-collar worker editor, New York, Quadrangle Books, 1972.
  • Yiddish stories, old and new, editor with Eliezer Greenberg New York, Holiday House 1974
  • The new conservatives: a critique from the left editor, New York, Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co., 1974.
  • Herzog by Saul Bellow text and criticism edited by Irving Howe, New York, Viking Press, 1976.
  • Jewish-American stories, editor, New York : New American Library, 1977.
  • Ashes out of hope: fiction by Soviet-Yiddish writers, editor with Eliezer Greenberg New York : Schocken Books, 1977.
  • Literature as experience: an anthology editor with John Hollander and David Bromwich, New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979.
  • The best of Sholem Aleichem edited by Irving Howe and Ruth Wisse, Washington: New Republic Book, 1979.
  • Twenty-five years of Dissent: an American tradition compiled and with an introd. by Irving Howe, New York : Methuen, 1979.
  • How we lived: a documentary history of immigrant Jews in America, 1880-1930 editor with Kenneth Libo, New York : R. Marek, 1979.
  • The portable Kipling editor, New York, Viking Press, 1982
  • Beyond the welfare state editor, New York : Schocken Books, 1982.
  • Short shorts: an anthology of the shortest stories edited by Irving Howe and Ilana Wiener Howe with an introduction by Irving Howe, Boston, Mass: D.R. Godine, 1982
  • 1984 revisited: totalitarianism in our century editor, New York : Harper & Row, 1983.
  • Alternatives, proposals for America from the democratic left editor, New York : Pantheon Books, 1984.
  • We lived there, too: in their own words and pictures—pioneer Jews and the westward movement of America, 1630-1930 editor with Kenneth Libo, New York : St. Martin’s/Marek, 1984.
  • The Penguin book of modern Yiddish verse edited by Irving Howe, Ruth Wisse and Chone Shmeruk New York, Viking Press, 1987
  • Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, introduction New York: Bantam, 1990.
  • The castle by Franz Kafka, introduction London : David Campbell Publishers, 1992.
  • Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens, introduction London : David Campbell Publishers, 1992.