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God & the American writer

Author: Alfred Kazin
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Kazin
ISBN: 0679733418 9780679733416
OCLC Number: 40552346
Notes: Originally published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1997.
Includes index.
Description: 272 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Hawthorne and his Puritans --
Emerson and the moral sentiment: we are as Gods --
Christians and their slaves / Harriet Beecher Stowe and others --
Melville in the Holy Land --
Walt Whitman: I am the man --
Lincoln: the almighty has his own purposes --
Emily Dickinson: the alone to the alone --
William James: Rescuing religion --
Mark Twain: the American funnyman who put God on trial --
T.S. Eliot: the Pilgrim from St. Louis --
Robert Frost: the survival of the fittest --
Faulkner: God over the South.
Other Titles: God and the American writer
Responsibility: Alfred Kazin.

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