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God & the American writer

by Alfred Kazin

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism,
    • Christianity and literature -- United States,
    • Religion and literature -- United States,
    • Puritan movements in literature,
    • Theology in literature,
    • God in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesGod and the American writer
      StatementAlfred Kazin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS166 .K39 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination272 p. ;
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL657821M
      ISBN 100394549686
      LC Control Number97002993

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--Louis S. Auchincloss. This is the culminating work of the finest living critic of American literature/5(5). Religions Of Freedom The famous American critic, Alfred Kazin, explores in this book various ideas of God and religion in the works of major American writers.

The book is not limited to novelists but includes considerations of poets, essayists, philosophers, and Presidents as well/5. His latest book, God and the American Writer, which comes fifty-five years after On Native Grounds, proves he has lost nothing and gives us everything he has."--David Remnick "American writers have been born into all sorts of religious sects, but have had to struggle in solitude to make sense of God/5(5).

About God and the American Writer. God and the American Writer does more to illuminate the fundamental purposes and motivations of our greatest writers from Hawthorne to Faulkner than any study I have read in the past fifty-five years–that is, since the same author’s On Native Grounds.

–Louis. God and the American Writer does more to illuminate the fundamental purposes and motivations of our greatest writers from Hawthorne to Faulkner than any study I have read in the past fifty-five years--that is, since the same author's On Native : Ebook.

God & the American writer 1st ed. by Alfred Kazin. God & the American writer book Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York. Written in EnglishPages: God and the American Writer is an old-fashioned book of literary criticism.

It consists of twelve "trenchant critical studies"--to quote the publicity material--and a prelude and afterword. God and the American Writer  is part literary homage to writers long important to Kazin (Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, William Faulkner.

God & the American writerAlfred A. Knopf in English - 1st ed. This is a review of Alfred Kazin's last book God and the American Writer. Kazin was brilliant. I gave this book a very good review. Alfred Kazin brings a lifetime of thought and reading to the triumphant elucidation of his fascinating and slippery subjects: what the meaning of God has been for American writers, and how those writers, from the New England Calvinists to William Faulkner, have expressed it/5(28).

Like his survey of nature in American letters, A Writer's America: Landscape in Literature (), this new work is a focused retracing of manifestations of our country's brand of Protestantism, typically Calvinist, in the works of major writers, from Hawthorne's struggles with his Puritan inheritance to Faulkner's God-forsaken vision of the postCivil War South.

God & the American writer. [Alfred Kazin] -- 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.

His latest book, God and the American Writer, which comes fifty-five years after On Native Grounds, proves he has lost nothing and gives us everything he has." --David Remnick "American writers have been born into all sorts of religious sects, but have had to struggle in solitude to make sense of God.

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"In the era of willful obfuscation, Alfred Kazin is the good, clear word, a brilliant scholar and an original latest book, God and the American Writer, which comes fifty-five years after On Native Grounds, proves he has lost nothing and gives us everything he has."/5(3). "In the era of willful obfuscation, Alfred Kazin is the good, clear word, a brilliant scholar and an original reader.

His latest book, God and the American Writer, which comes fifty-five years after On Native Grounds, proves he has lost nothing and gives us everything he has.". American Gods () is a fantasy novel by British author Neil novel is a blend of Americana, fantasy, and various strands of ancient and modern mythology, all centering on the mysterious and taciturn Shadow.

The book was published in by Headline in the United Kingdom and by William Morrow in the United States. It gained a positive critical response and won the Hugo Author: Neil Gaiman.

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Likewise, The Bible’s divine author (God) had a purpose for inspiring the authors of the 66 books and letters which comprise it.

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