Alfred Kazin: A Biography

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Product Details

Price
$99.60
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
464
Dimensions
6.46 X 9.34 X 1.49 inches | 1.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780300115055
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About the Author

Richard M. Cook teaches American literature at the University of Missouri--St. Louis. His articles on Alfred Kazin and other figures in American literature have appeared in American Literary History, Michigan Quarterly, American Studies International, and elsewhere. He lives in St. Louis.

Reviews

"A thorough, balanced, and very thoughtful life of one of twentieth-century America's premier critics and writers."--Sean Wilentz, Princeton University

--Sean Wilentz

"This is a splendid book, written with something of the verve of Kazin himself."--Denis Donoghue, author of The American Classics and Speaking of Beauty

--Denis Donoghue
"[Cook] is attuned to his subject and understands the forces that made this complex and difficult man tick. . . . [Cook] is an intelligent interpreter of his political values, motivations and actions."--Martin Rubin, San Francisco Chronicle--Martin Rubin "San Francisco Chronicle" (2/24/2009 12:00:00 AM)