Alfred Kazin

After 1930, what gave so much criticism its distinct character was the remarkable intensity and narrowness with which it gave itself over entirely to

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Adams after his death in 1918 was to emerge as one of his century’s recovered modernists—like Whitman, Melville, Dickinson.

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The voluminous Adams papers now being gradually published by the Massachusetts Historical Society are a national archive in themselves. These magnific

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Cole Porter from Peru, Indiana, (Yale ’13, Keys and Skull And Bones) was distinctly different, and not only because he was (almost always) “cool” and

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If there is any period one would desire to be born in is it no the age of Revolution; when the old and the new stand side by side and admit of being compared; when the energies of all men are searched by fear and by hope; when the historic glories of the old can be compensated by the rich possibilities of the new era? Emerson: The American Scholar In this republican country somebody is always at the drowning point. Hawthorne: The House Of The Seven Gables The current attempt to sell the Bicentennial is obviously uninspired.

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