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The New York intellectuals and beyond

The New York intellectuals and beyond

exploring liberal humanism, Jewish identity, and the American protest tradition


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Published by Purdue University Press in West Lafayette, IN .
Written in English

  • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • Intellectuals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
  • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Identity,
  • Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited] by Ethan Goffman & Daniel Morris.
    SeriesShofar supplements in Jewish studies
    ContributionsGoffman, Ethan, 1961-, Morris, Daniel, 1962-
    LC ClassificationsF128.9.J5 N46 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16776405M
    ISBN 109781557534811
    LC Control Number2008016086

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In contrast to other scholars who emphasize the affinity of the "New York Intellectuals" for literary modernism and its largely Jewish composition as its defining characteristics, Wald finds these traits to be secondary to the group's agonizing efforts in the s and after to build a Marxist alternative to the official Communist movement/5.

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Starting from the fact of their racial identity, some have been reluctant to moue much beyond it–an aesthetic that is more admirable in a belletrist than in a wide-ranging public intellectual.

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