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Prodigal sons : the New York intellectuals & their world / Alexander Bloom.

By: Bloom, AlexanderMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Oxford University Press, 1986. Description: 1 online resource (xii, 461 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1423734602; 9781423734604; 1602565813; 9781602565814; 9780195036626; 019503662XSubject(s): Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life | Intellectuals -- New York (State) -- New York | American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism | Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- New York (State) -- New York | New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life | United States -- Civilization -- Jewish influences | Juifs -- New York (État) -- New York -- Vie intellectuelle | Intellectuels -- New York (État) -- New York | Littérature américaine -- Auteurs juifs -- Histoire et critique | Juifs -- New York (État) -- New York -- Assimilation culturelle | New York (N.Y.) -- Vie intellectuelle | États-Unis -- Civilisation -- Influence juive | HISTORY -- State & Local | HISTORY -- State & Local -- General | American literature -- Jewish authors | Civilization -- Jewish influences | Intellectual life | Intellectuals | Jews -- Cultural assimilation | Jews -- Intellectual life | New York (State) -- New York | United States | New York (City). Intellectual life Role of Jews, 1930-1980Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Prodigal sons.DDC classification: 974.7/1004924 LOC classification: F128.9.J5 | B55 1986ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction: "The Herd of Independent Minds, "; I. PATHS TO PARTISAN; 1 Young Men from the Provinces; 2 A New York Education; 3 The Radical Vanguard; II. THE PARTISAN MIND; 4 The Partisan Family; 5 The Partisan Mind: Cultural Turns; 6 The Partisan Mind: Political Turns; III. PRODIGAL SONS; 7 Partisan Warfare; 8 Heart In -- Head Out; 9 Into the Promised Land; IV. MAKING IT; 10 The Postwar Mentality: Imagination & Affirmation; 11 Liberal Anticommunism; 12 Sensations of Wisdom, Stamina, and Poise; 13 Things Fall Apart: Dispersions; 14 What We Are Today; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G.
Summary: Among the influential New York Jewish intellectuals discussed are: Lionel Trilling, Alfred Kazin, Irving Howe, Leslie Fiedler, Daniel Bell, Harold Rosenberg, Saul Bellow, Irving Kristol, and Norman Podhoretz.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: "The Herd of Independent Minds, "; I. PATHS TO PARTISAN; 1 Young Men from the Provinces; 2 A New York Education; 3 The Radical Vanguard; II. THE PARTISAN MIND; 4 The Partisan Family; 5 The Partisan Mind: Cultural Turns; 6 The Partisan Mind: Political Turns; III. PRODIGAL SONS; 7 Partisan Warfare; 8 Heart In -- Head Out; 9 Into the Promised Land; IV. MAKING IT; 10 The Postwar Mentality: Imagination & Affirmation; 11 Liberal Anticommunism; 12 Sensations of Wisdom, Stamina, and Poise; 13 Things Fall Apart: Dispersions; 14 What We Are Today; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G.

Among the influential New York Jewish intellectuals discussed are: Lionel Trilling, Alfred Kazin, Irving Howe, Leslie Fiedler, Daniel Bell, Harold Rosenberg, Saul Bellow, Irving Kristol, and Norman Podhoretz.

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