Alfred Kazin Quote

The 'Beats' are mostly middle-class kids looking for kicks,'' he wrote in 1960. ''They're bored by the fat-dripping society around them. The kids coming up now see a bunch of tired liberals shooting off their mouths about what happened in the 30's. They can't get interested.


New York Times (6 June 1998)

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The 'Beats' are mostly middle-class kids looking for kicks,'' he wrote in 1960. ''They're bored by the fat-dripping society around them. The kids...

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The 'Beats' are mostly middle-class kids looking for kicks,'' he wrote in 1960. ''They're bored by the fat-dripping society around them. The kids...

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The 'Beats' are mostly middle-class kids looking for kicks,'' he wrote in 1960. ''They're bored by the fat-dripping society around them. The kids...

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The 'Beats' are mostly middle-class kids looking for kicks,'' he wrote in 1960. ''They're bored by the fat-dripping society around them. The kids...