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Alfred Kazin's journals

Author: Alfred Kazin; Richard M Cook
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2011.
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"At the time of his death in 1998, Kazin, Alfred was considered on of the most influential intellectuals of postwar America. What is less well known is that Kazin had been contributing almost daily to an extensive private journal, which arguably contains some of his best writing. These journals collectively tell the story of his journey from Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood to his position as a dominant figure in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Diaries
Named Person: Alfred Kazin; Alfred Kazin; Alfred Kazin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Kazin; Richard M Cook
ISBN: 9780300142037 030014203X 9780300187953 0300187955
OCLC Number: 670481407
Description: xxiii, 598 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Starting out : 1933-1942 --
The break : 1942-1945 --
A new time : 1945-1950 --
The fifties : 1951-1957 --
Return to the city : 1958-1963 --
The sixties : 1963-1969 --
New York Jew : 1970-1977 --
Love and politics : 1977-1984 --
Last years : 1985-1998.
Other Titles: Journals
Responsibility: selected and edited by Richard M. Cook.

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