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God & the American writer

Author: Alfred Kazin
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.
Series: Borzoi book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A series of essays on major American poets, novelists, and statesmen exploring "what the meaning of God has been for American writers, and how those writers ... have expressed it."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998.
God & the American writer.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1997
(OCoLC)605098778
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Kazin
ISBN: 0394549686 9780394549682
OCLC Number: 36498823
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Short-listed for National Book Critics Circle Award (Criticism) 1997
Description: 272 pages ; 25 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.
Series Title: Borzoi book
Other Titles: God and the American writer
Responsibility: Alfred Kazin.
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A series of essays on major American poets, novelists, and statesmen exploring "what the meaning of God has been for American writers, and how those writers ... have expressed it."--Jacket.

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