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October 26, 2012

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David— I'm grateful for this post, and grateful, too, to have known Jacques Barzun. In 2007, to mark his 100th birthday, a number of friends and admirers contributed to a web project in his honor. My short toast, titled The Barzun Touch, is here: http://barzun100.blogspot.com/2007/12/jamie-katz.html.

David, a wonderful tribute that far outpaces the NYTIMES obit in honoring Barzun's intellectual achievements. I bet the TIMES writer would have given a couple of his tombstones for those two brilliant puns shot between Barzun and Trilling in your seminar.

Thanks, Mark Minton

Dear D:
Wonderful remembrance. You were fortunate to have such extraordinary guidance as a student and beyond.

Moved by these remembrances, DL...and also by those on the centennial site on which Jamie Katz's toast appears.

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