Besides the obvious, what are the connections between Alfred Kazin's A Walker in the City and other books by immigrants and first generation Americans of similar background?
I hope I won't mention too many obvious connections! Alfred Kazin 's memoir describes his eastern Broklyn childhood and his journey from this marginal position to the center of New York's literary establishment as an adult. As with many immigrants' memoirs, there are several travels and journeys involved in the narrative. On the one hand, there is Kazin's family's travel to America and the journey that the young Kazin has to make from family and ethnic traditions to American beliefs. This is represented by...
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