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inmost leaf

a selection of essays

by Alfred Kazin

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlfred Kazin.
    SeriesA Harvest/HBJ book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN710 .K34 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4407183M
    ISBN 100156443988
    LC Control Number79010363

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But aside from Blake, most of the essays in 'The Inmost Leaf', aren't overviews of any particular author's output - instead they are critical reviews of ancillary works; of published journals, collections of letters, literary biographies, critical studies and even, in the case of Faulkner, comments during a Nobel Prize inmost leaf book speech.5/5(1).

Through these essays, published between andI'm granted another outlook, fundamentally different from today's. Thus, 'The Inmost Leaf' also is a tool, an unintentional historical chronicle of cultural inclination as told by Alfred Kazin, whose prismatic essays refract our own time and ideas.5/5(1).

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The inmost leaf;: A selection of essays (Noonday paperbacks) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: The Death of James Joyce --William and Henry James: "Our Passion Is Our Task" --Proust in His Letters --Maxim Gorky and the Master Friends --An Introduction to William Blake --Turgenev and the Non-Russians --Edmund Wilson: The Critic and the Age --The Painfulness of D.H.

Lawrence --The. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kazin, Alfred, Inmost leaf. New York, Noonday Press [].

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Harcourt, Brace, New York. Description: viii, pages 22 cm. In a sequel to his first book, Bright Inmost leaf book of Life (), he surveyed American literature from the writings of Ernest Hemingway to those of Norman Mailer.

Among Kazin’s other studies of American literature are the essay collections The Inmost Leaf () and Contemporaries (); another broad survey of American prose, An American.

The Inmost Leaf: Essays on American and European Writers () Contemporaries: Essays on Modern Life and Literature () Starting Out in the Thirties () Bright Book of Life: American Novelists and Storytellers from Hemingway to Mailer () New York Jew () The State of the Book World, Three Talks (), with Dan Lacy and.

If a book is a loose leaf, this means that it does not have a traditional binding like a hardcover or a paperback: basically, a loose leaf edition is just a stack of pages which may be three-hole-punched so that they could be held together by a binder.

Lolita Vladimir Nabokov to Vera Contents Foreword Part One 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 The inmost leaf by Alfred Kazin; 1 edition; Subjects: Literature, History and criticism. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1fj7v Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library A book loved by many New Yorkers, including this one.

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"Look, boychik," the eldest once said to me in a kindly way, "you don't have to buy your way in here every time with those damned books just to see Deborah. Come on your own!". His books include A Walker in the City, The Inmost Leaf, and Starting Out in the Thirties.

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