Irving Howe Quotes

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Irving Howe quotes: Comedy speaks for civilization; farce bears an ill-concealed, sometimes unconcealed animus against civilization. Often against civility too. Comedy speaks for civilization; farce bears an ill-concealed, sometimes unconcealed animus against civilization. Often against civility too.
Irving Howe quotes: The message of guidance that neither politics nor philosophy nor religion now seems able to provide, we look for in modern literature. The message of guidance that neither politics nor philosophy nor religion now seems able to provide, we look for in modern literature.
Irving Howe quotes: Good readers make much out of little. Good readers make much out of little.
Irving Howe quotes: Taste speaks through a turn of phrase, a curl of the lip, a shrug of the shoulder: it makes an atmosphere. Taste speaks through a turn of phrase, a curl of the lip, a shrug of the shoulder: it makes an atmosphere.
Irving Howe quotes: The cruelest thing anyone can do to Portnoy's Complaint is to read it twice. The cruelest thing anyone can do to Portnoy's Complaint is to read it twice.