Category Archives: Irving Howe

The Name Changers

No no no. This picture, designed by Rico de Buco, does not at all represent my view of people who have changed their names, say from an ancestral “Cohn” to a less incriminating “Collins.” The sentiment suggested by the picture is an exaggeration of my views, at best. But, for what it’s worth, here is my article on the subject, now more than twenty-five years old.