Humboldt's Gift by Saul Bellow

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Is Charlie Citrine in Saul Bellow's Humboldt's Gift regarded as an intellectual who faces crises? Why? What are these crises?

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Charlie Citrine is one of the typical intellectuals suffering through a crisis of choice in Saul Bellow’s novels. In Humboldt’s Gift , Charlie is a young intellectual who moves to Greenwich Village to pursue friendship with the poet Humboldt, a writing career,...

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