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Cahan

[kah-hahn] /ˈkɑ hɑn/
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1.
Abraham ("Abe") 1860–1951, U.S. novelist and journalist, born in Russia.
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  • As well as his work Cahan's life too is of unusual interest.

    The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood
  • Literature, however, was at that time to 233 Cahan only the handmaiden of education.

    The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood
  • A career in the pleasant art of fiction was open to Mr. Cahan.

    The Critical Game John Albert Macy
  • In 1896 Cahan resigned his editorship, and retired disgusted from the work.

    The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood
  • Cahan came to America a mature man with the life of one community already a familiar thing to him.

    The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood
  • And this is the place to say that Mr. Cahan knows how to use words.

    The Critical Game John Albert Macy
  • Mr. Cahan knows how to think through his characters, by letting them do the thinking, as if it were their affair and not his.

    The Critical Game John Albert Macy
  • Cahan's work is more developed and more mature as art than that of the other men, who remain essentially sketch-writers.

    The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood
  • The virtuosity in description which in Cahan's work sometimes takes the place of literature, is here quite subordinate.

    The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood

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