The Resource Alfred Kazin's America : critical and personal writings, edited and with an introduction by Ted Solotaroff

Alfred Kazin's America : critical and personal writings, edited and with an introduction by Ted Solotaroff

Label
Alfred Kazin's America : critical and personal writings
Title
Alfred Kazin's America
Title remainder
critical and personal writings
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Ted Solotaroff
Title variation
America
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Material selected from Kazin's three memoirs accompany a selection of his critical writings
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1915-1998
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kazin, Alfred
Dewey number
810.9
Index
index present
LC call number
PS29.K38
LC item number
A25 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Solotaroff, Ted
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kazin, Alfred
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • United States
  • Critics
Label
Alfred Kazin's America : critical and personal writings, edited and with an introduction by Ted Solotaroff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 523-525) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The kitchen -- "Beyond!" -- Mrs. Solovey -- Yeshua -- Brownsville : 1931 -- The new republic : 1934 -- At V.F. Calverton's : 1936 -- Preface to On native grounds -- The opening struggle for realism -- Two educations : Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser -- An insurgent scholar : Thorstein Veblen -- The new realism : Sherwood Anderson and Sinclair Lewis -- Willa Cather's elegy -- All the lost generations : F. Scott Fitzgerald, E.E. Cummings, Ernest Hemingway, and John Dos Passos -- Provincetown, 1940 : Bertram Wolfe, Mary McCarthy, Philip Rahv -- Delmore Schwartz -- Saul Bellow and Lionel Trilling -- The fascination and terror of Ezra Pound -- William Faulkner : The sound and the fury -- Southern isolates : Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy -- Arthur Schlesinger Jr. : the historian at the center -- President Kennedy and other intellectuals -- Professional observers : Cheever, Salinger, and Updike -- The earthly city of the Jews : Bellow, Malamud, and Roth -- The imagination of fact : Capote and Mailer -- The "single voice" of Ralph Ellison -- Two cassandras : Joan Didion and Joyce Carol Oates -- James Wright : the gift of feeling -- The intoxicating sense of possibility : Thomas Jefferson at Monticello -- Emerson : the priest departs, the divine literatus comes -- Thoreau and American power -- Hawthorne: the ghost sense -- "Melville is dwelling somewhere in New York" -- Walt Whitman : I am the man -- Lincoln : the almighty has his own purposes -- Emily Dickinson : called back -- Creatures of circumstance : Mark Twain -- William and Henry James : our passion is our task -- The death of the past : Henry Adams and T.S. Eliot -- Edmund Wilson at Wellfleet -- Hannah Arendt : the burden of our time -- The directness of Josephine Herbst -- Saving my soul at the plaza -- A parade in the rain -- To be a critic
Control code
ocm52107241
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xlvii, 540 pages
Isbn
9780066213439
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003049997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)52107241
Label
Alfred Kazin's America : critical and personal writings, edited and with an introduction by Ted Solotaroff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 523-525) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The kitchen -- "Beyond!" -- Mrs. Solovey -- Yeshua -- Brownsville : 1931 -- The new republic : 1934 -- At V.F. Calverton's : 1936 -- Preface to On native grounds -- The opening struggle for realism -- Two educations : Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser -- An insurgent scholar : Thorstein Veblen -- The new realism : Sherwood Anderson and Sinclair Lewis -- Willa Cather's elegy -- All the lost generations : F. Scott Fitzgerald, E.E. Cummings, Ernest Hemingway, and John Dos Passos -- Provincetown, 1940 : Bertram Wolfe, Mary McCarthy, Philip Rahv -- Delmore Schwartz -- Saul Bellow and Lionel Trilling -- The fascination and terror of Ezra Pound -- William Faulkner : The sound and the fury -- Southern isolates : Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy -- Arthur Schlesinger Jr. : the historian at the center -- President Kennedy and other intellectuals -- Professional observers : Cheever, Salinger, and Updike -- The earthly city of the Jews : Bellow, Malamud, and Roth -- The imagination of fact : Capote and Mailer -- The "single voice" of Ralph Ellison -- Two cassandras : Joan Didion and Joyce Carol Oates -- James Wright : the gift of feeling -- The intoxicating sense of possibility : Thomas Jefferson at Monticello -- Emerson : the priest departs, the divine literatus comes -- Thoreau and American power -- Hawthorne: the ghost sense -- "Melville is dwelling somewhere in New York" -- Walt Whitman : I am the man -- Lincoln : the almighty has his own purposes -- Emily Dickinson : called back -- Creatures of circumstance : Mark Twain -- William and Henry James : our passion is our task -- The death of the past : Henry Adams and T.S. Eliot -- Edmund Wilson at Wellfleet -- Hannah Arendt : the burden of our time -- The directness of Josephine Herbst -- Saving my soul at the plaza -- A parade in the rain -- To be a critic
Control code
ocm52107241
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xlvii, 540 pages
Isbn
9780066213439
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003049997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)52107241

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