Alfred Kazin Quote

Modern American literature was born in protest, born in rebellion, born out of the sense of loss and indirection which was imposed upon the new generations out of the realization that the old formal culture-the "New England idea"-could no longer serve.


On Native Grounds: An Interpretation Of Modern American Prose Literature (ed. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013) - ISBN: 9780544263741

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Modern American literature was born in protest, born in rebellion, born out of the sense of loss and indirection which was imposed upon the new...

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Modern American literature was born in protest, born in rebellion, born out of the sense of loss and indirection which was imposed upon the new...

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Modern American literature was born in protest, born in rebellion, born out of the sense of loss and indirection which was imposed upon the new...

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Modern American literature was born in protest, born in rebellion, born out of the sense of loss and indirection which was imposed upon the new...