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Irving Howe

Spring 1952

Sensibility Troubles

By Irving Howe

The Season’s Difference by Frederick Buechner. Knopf. $3.50 The Catherine Wheel by Jean Stafford. Harcourt. $3.00   The miracle in Mr. Buechner’s book is meant to rout the complacencies of […]

Autumn 1951

The Spell of Nada

By Irving Howe

After the Lost Generation: A Critical Study of the Writers of Two Wars by John Aldridge. McGraw-Hill. $3.75. Mr. John Aldridge comes to us as a critical spokesman for the […]

Spring 1949

The Cost of Distraction

By Irving Howe

The Collected Essays Of John Peale Bishop edited, and with an Introduction by, Edmund Wilson. Scribners. $4.50 Of A. E. Housman, John Peale Bishop wrote: “What Housman told the reader […]