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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester, New York, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York.

Subjects:

  • Intellectuals -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-255) and index.

StatementHugh Wilford.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE169.12 .W52 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1272712M
ISBN 100719039886
LC Control Number95004043

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News: Arguing the World, the book, will contain a much-expanded oral history of Irving Howe, Irving Kristol, Nathan Glazer and Daniel Bell and the New York Intellectuals along with an introductory.   As Rojas puts it, a bit awkwardly but by all means memorably: “The socialist conga dance that these intellectuals of the New York Left joined in ended like the congas of the Havana carnival Author: Carlos Lozada. Saeed Jones’s Striking Memoir About Race, Sex, and Self-Invention. To be black, gay, and American, the book suggests, is to fight for one’s life. By Katy Waldman. Octo Can One.   Drezner’s impulse is to be inclusive: if you’ve written a serious book that has attracted a modicum of general attention, you seem to qualify as a public intellectual. I would be more restrictive, and I’d go back to the original New York Intellectuals for guidance.