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Comedy speaks for civilization; farce bears an illconcealed, sometimes unconcealed animus against civilization. Often against civility too.  - Irving Howe
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Irving Howe
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Born: June 11, 1920

Died: May 5, 1993 (aged 72)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Historian, writer

Bio: Irving Howe was an American literary and social critic and a prominent figure of the Democratic Socialists of America.

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