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Kafka Was the Rage A Greenwich Village Memoir by Anatole Broyard

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social history,
  • United States,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 20th Century American Literature,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • English,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • New York,
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • American authors,
  • Historical - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Critics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7701271M
ISBN 100679781269
ISBN 109780679781264

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Brilliant, funny, penetrating observations on life and culture in N.Y.C. after WW II from critic Broyard, who died of cancer in (Intoxicated by My Illness, ). ``Nineteen forty-six was a good time—perhaps the best time— in the twentieth century,'' writes Broyard, and the reader wishes that the critic were still here to write a dozen more books just like this wonderful one to Author: Anatole Broyard. Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir - Kindle edition by Broyard, Anatole. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir/5(58). Immediately download the Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir. In his book, "Kafka Was the Rage - A Greenwich Village Memoir," author Anatole Broyard takes the reader back to his early days in the artsy neighborhood that he so idolized and adored. After returning from military service in World War II, the young twenty-three-year old Anatole was anxious to get on with his life.

About Kafka Was the Rage. What Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast did for Paris in the s, this charming yet undeceivable memoir does for Greenwich Village in the late s. In , Anatole Broyard was a dapper, earnest, fledgling avant-gardist, intoxicated by books, sex, and the neighborhood that offered both in such abundance. Anatole Paul Broyard (J – Octo ) was an American writer, literary critic, and editor from New Orleans who wrote for The New York addition to his many reviews and columns, he published short stories, essays, and two books during his autobiographical works, Intoxicated by My Illness () and Kafka Was the Rage: A Alma mater: New School for Social Research. Kafka Was the Rage: Kafka Was the Rage by Anatole Broyard. You Searched For: Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Franz Kafka was one of the most significant and influential fiction writers of the 20th century. Dark, absurdist, and existential, his stories and novels concern the struggles of troubled individuals to survive in an impersonal, bureaucratic world.

What Hemingway's A Moveable Feast did for Paris in the s, this charming yet undeceivable memoir does for Greenwich Village in the late s.   Anatole Broyard was a book critic, columnist, and editor for The New York Times for eighteen years. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Intoxicated by My Illness and Kafka Was The Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir. He died in in Cambridge, Massachusetts.3/5(1). Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir is a memoir by American writer, editor, and literary critic Anatole Broyard. Published posthumously, it recounts Broyard’s life in late s Greenwich Village, Manhattan, in the wake of World War II.   To the Editor: As an admirer of the work of both Anatole Broyard and Morris Dickstein, the reviewer of Broyard's memoir, "Kafka Was the Rage" (Oct. 31), I feel obliged to take issue with the.