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Alfred Kazin: Critic and Writer (1915-1998) (S-USIH Conference Guest Post)

Editor’s Note: We continue our series of guest posts on panels from our recently concluded conference with this review of “Alfred Kazin: Critic and Writer (1915-1998),”  the panel that included Richard King’s terrific talk on Kazin which we posted earlier today.  It comes to us from Brad Baranowski, a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His dissertation follows the career of John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice (1971) from its inception to its reception.  Next year marks the one-hundredth anniversary of Alfred Kazin’s birthday. An impressive figure in the history of twentieth-century American letters, Kazin’s legacy remains Read more