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.
New Haven :
Yale University Press,
- 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)
- "The end of things" (1984-1998).