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Howe, Irving, 1920-1993

 Person

Editor and founder of Dissent magazine. Author of several books, including

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Feldman Correspondence, Irving Howe, 1966-1980

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Identifier: M145.02.0006.0010
Overview This folder contains correspondence from Irving Howe.
Dates: 1966-1980

Feldman Documents, American Council of Learned Societies, 1969-1978

 File
Identifier: M145.04.0010.0007
Overview This folder contains documents pertaining to Burton Feldman's relationship with the American Council of Learned Societies.
Dates: 1969-1978

Irving Howe: American Literature - Anarchy and Authority (Reel 1 / Side 1), 1967-05-18

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Identifier: U032.01.0010.00012
Overview This reel contains Irving Howe speaking at the University of Denver on May 18, 1967. The title of his lecture is American Literature: Anarchy and Authority. Topics of discussion include political writing such as Thoreau and Jefferson, conservatism versus anarchism, and treatment of the Native Americans. Authors discussed include Twain, Faulkner, and Melville.

Total run time: 1:10:11
Dates: 1967-05-18

Irving Howe: Friends and Enemies/Writers and Audiences (Reel 1 / Side 1), Circa 1965

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Identifier: U032.01.0010.00024
Overview This reel contains Irving Howe speaking at the University of Denver on April 29 as part of the English Department Lecture Series. The year of the recording is unknown though it was most likely in the mid-1960s. The topic of the lecture is the relationship between author and audience.

Total run time: 59:01
Dates: Circa 1965

Irving Howe: The Idea of the Modern (Reel 1 / Side 1), 1965-03-11

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Identifier: U032.01.0009.00031
Overview This reel contains Irving Howe, literary critic, speaking at the University of Denver in March of 1965. The theme of the lecture is the literary movement of modernism. Howe begins by speaking about Romanticism, before quickly shifting to the primary topic, Modernism. He systematically reviews the aspects of modernism and important players in its development. This side of the tape ends mid-sentence with "...comes as a conqueror" and picks up on the next side.

Total run time: 1:07:39
Dates: 1965-03-11

Irving Howe: The Idea of the Modern (Reel 1 / Side 2), 1965-03-11

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Identifier: U032.01.0009.00032
Overview This reel contains Irving Howe, literary critic, speaking at the University of Denver in March of 1965. This is the second side of the reel. The side begins soon after the first side cut off, however there is no way of knowing how much (if any) material from the lecture was lost due to the switching of reel sides. Howe finishes his lecture by discussing nihilism.

Total run time: 6:59
Dates: 1965-03-11