Alfred Kazin : a biography /

Born in 1915 to barely literate Jewish immigrants in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, Alfred Kazin rose from near poverty to become a dominant figure in twentieth-century literary criticism and one of America's last great men of letters. Biographer Ri.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cook, Richard M., 1941-
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Brownsville
  • The thirties: starting out
  • The thirties: On native grounds
  • The break (1942-1945)
  • After the apocalypse (1945-1950)
  • A walker in the city
  • Living in the fifties (1951-1958)
  • The writer in the world: part 1 (1958-1963)
  • The writer in the world: part 2 (1963-1970)
  • New York Jew (1970-1978)
  • A new life (1978-1984)
  • Politics
  • "The end of things" (1984-1998).