Example sentences for: irving

How can you use “irving” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • His only serious rival is Irving Penn, and his epigones (whether they admit it or not) include everyone from Robert Mapplethorpe to Annie Leibovitz.

  • The Apollonian line begins with Washington Irving, the Dionysian with James Fenimore Cooper.

  • Burton's take on Washington Irving's legendary headless horseman is one of the great nightmare images in movies.

  • In the mid '60s, he and Irving Kristol founded the policy journal The Public Interest , arguing that, with the end of ideology, the ladder to the City of Heaven must be an "empirical one," based on hardheaded problem-solving.

  • A documentary about four famed New York intellectuals (Irving Howe, Nathan Glazer, Irving Kristol, and Daniel Bell) occasions outpourings of nostalgia for the "vanished intellectual era" of their youth (David Margolick, the New York Times ). The film wins praise for charting the tumultuous friendships among these popular social critics, as well as the evolution of all but Howe from '30s radicals to '60s neoconservatives.


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