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Kazin, Alfred 1915-1998

Overview
Works: 369 works in 1,395 publications in 6 languages and 36,642 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Political fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Juvenile works  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction  Biography  Historical fiction 
Subject Headings: Jews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Contributor, Speaker, pre, Other, wpr, Writer of accompanying material, Correspondent
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
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On native grounds : an interpretation of modern American prose literature by Alfred Kazin( Book )

109 editions published between 1942 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 2,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kazin argues that America's principal literary figures from the Civil War to World War II were bound directly to it's social development
Bright book of life: American novelists and storytellers from Hemingway to Mailer by Alfred Kazin( Book )

58 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines American fiction from the 1940's to the 1970's
An American procession by Alfred Kazin( Book )

41 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the major American writers from the 1830's to the 1930's
The portable Blake by William Blake( Book )

45 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and German and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the most notable writings of William Blake
God & the American writer by Alfred Kazin( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Contemporaries. [Essays by Alfred Kazin( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes essays on Herman Melville and Moby Dick, Henry David Thoreau, Stephen Crane, Theodore Dreiser, Gertrude Stein, Sinclair Lewis, John P. Marquand, William Faulkner, Graham Greene, John O'Hara, Nelson Algren, James Agee, Lawrence Durrell, Dylan Thomas, Bernard Malamud, Saul Bellow, J.F. Powers, Robert Lowell, J.D. Salinger, Brendan Behan, Norman Mailer, Truman Capote, James Baldwin, Philip Roth, Sholom Aleichem, Thomas Mann, and Albert Camus, among others. Includes five essays on Sigmund Freud
The stature of Theodore Dreiser; a critical survey of the man and his work by Alfred Kazin( Book )

24 editions published between 1955 and 1965 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

F. Scott Fitzgerald: the man and his work by Alfred Kazin( Book )

46 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer's America : landscape in literature by Alfred Kazin( Book )

15 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the American landscape, wild, pastoral, or urbanized, and its influence on poets, essayists, and novelists
The open form: essays for our time by Alfred Kazin( Book )

25 editions published between 1961 and 1970 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inmost leaf; a selection of essays by Alfred Kazin( Book )

33 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowly by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Book )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1852 novel provides a powerful, historical look at the treatment of slaves in the pre-Civil War South
The red badge of courage : an episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Crane's classic Civil War story of Private Henry Fleming who goes off to war with ideas of glory but instead finds a reality that makes him question his own motives
Contemporaries, from the 19th century to the present by Alfred Kazin( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected short stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of fifteen short fiction stories by nineteenth-century American author Nathaniel Hawthorne
Moby-Dick; or, The whale by Herman Melville( Book )

9 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warner Bros. present Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn in the John Huston production of Herman Melville's "Moby Dick," color by Technicolor, and Orson Welles as Father Mapple, screen play by Ray Bradbury and John Huston, a Moulin Picture, directed by John Huston, presented by Warner Bros
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

23 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young woman from Wisconsin who goes to Chicago, becomes an actress, marries and moves to New York, and when her husband loses his job, returns to the stage
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Mark Twain( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and Kannada and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huck tells of his adventures travelling down the Mississippi on a raft with an escaped slave, and of the many people they encounter, including a pair of swindlers and two families in a feud
Call it sleep by Henry Roth( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Henry Roth published his debut novel Call It Sleep in 1934, it was greeted with considerable critical acclaim, though, in those troubled times, lackluster sales. Only with its paperback publication thirty years later did this novel receive the recognition it deserves - and still enjoys. Having sold to date millions of copies worldwide, Call It Sleep is the story of David Schearl, the "dangerously imaginative" child coming of age in the slums of New York."--Jacket
A walker in the city by Alfred Kazin( Book )

35 editions published between 1946 and 1997 in English and French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed story of a soul awakening to the ecstasy of the senses, the power of language, and the meaning of existence. Kazin's memorable description of his life as a young man as he makes the journey from Brooklyn to "Americanca"--The larger world that begins at the other end of the subway in Manhattan. A classic portrayal of the Jewish immigrant culture of the 1930s
 
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An American procession
Alternative Names
Alfred Kazin Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1915-1998)

Alfred Kazin critico letterario e saggista statunitense

Alfred Kazin écrivain américain

Alfred Kazin escritor estadounidense

Kazin, A. 1915-1998

Kazin, A. (Alfred), 1915-1998

Kazin, Alfred

Kazin, Alfred 1915-

אלפרד קייזין

אלפרד קייזין סופר אמריקאי

קזין, אלפרד 1915-1998

קיזין, אלפרד 1915-1998

קייזין, אלפרד 1915-1998

ألفريد كازين، 1915-1998

كازن، ألفريد، 1915-1998

ケイジン, A.

ケイジン, アルフレッド

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An American processionThe portable BlakeGod & the American writerThe inmost leaf; a selection of essaysUncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowlyThe red badge of courage : an episode of the American Civil WarSelected short storiesSister Carrie