Alfred Kazin Quote

A classic is a book that survives the circumstances that made it possible yet alone keeps those circumstances alive.


R.eview in The New R.epublic [August 29, 1988]

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A classic is a book that survives the circumstances that made it possible yet alone keeps those circumstances alive.

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A classic is a book that survives the circumstances that made it possible yet alone keeps those circumstances alive.

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A classic is a book that survives the circumstances that made it possible yet alone keeps those circumstances alive.

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A classic is a book that survives the circumstances that made it possible yet alone keeps those circumstances alive.