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2 edition of Politics and the novel. found in the catalog.

Politics and the novel.

Irving Howe

Politics and the novel.

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Published by World Pub. Co in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Politics in literature

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMeridian books M46
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3448 P6 H6 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination251p.
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15427733M

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    The possibility of friendship and connection between English and Indian people, despite their cultural differences and imperial tensions, is explored in the conflict. I didn't have the time, or presence of mind, to send any message back at him. It was too soon for me to be someone, the majority leader's guy, the guy you had to get with if you wanted something in or out of this or that. You have to clear away what you think you know, all the terminology and iconography and cultural spin-offs, to grasp the original genius and lasting greatness of Or one that has more subtly affected the world?

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The thoughts of the characters include constant regrets and thoughts of the past, their struggles with mental illness and post-traumatic stress from World War I, and the effect of social pressures.

Left-wing journalists readily accepted the fabrication, useful as it was to the cause of communism. The Soviet Union is history.

It threatened his sense of what makes us sane, and life worth living. It has acquired something of the smothering ubiquity of Big Brother himself: is watching you.

But can fiction change history for the better? Fiction writers who claim their writing is not political are simply writers who seek to dissociate themselves from the politics furthered by their writing. He is honored to meet you. Over half a century ago, Saadat Hasan Manto lampooned religious and nationalistic bigotry in Pakistan, opening up political and creative space for so many Pakistani writers, myself included, to enter.

Rather, they highlight the need for more books on the issue, ones written by Mexican and Central American writers. For example, many on the left now share an unacknowledged but common assumption that a good work of art is made of good politics and that good politics is a matter of identity.

These debates are vital and overdue. The Mac, represented by a female athlete, hurls a sledgehammer at a giant telescreen and explodes the shouting face of a man—oppressive technology—to the astonishment of a crowd of gray zombies. So is all fiction political? They pointed back to the 20th century—if it happened in Germany, it could happen here—and warned readers how easily democracies collapse.

However, he also frequently ponders philosophical questions and occasionally redefines old concepts such as that of infidelity "the selfish desire to be helpful to more than one person". The polis that Aristotle so admires could only exist with the heavy exploitation of slave labor, so Aristotle's defense of the institution of slavery is not surprising.

Aristotle examines the art of acquisition, which pertains to the satisfaction of basic needs, distinguishing between natural and unnatural acquisition. Plot summary[ edit ] The book begins as an idealistic former congressional worker, Henry Burton, joins the presidential campaign of southern governor Jack Stanton, a thinly disguised stand-in for Bill Clinton.

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