[ bahr-zuhn ]
/ ˈbɑr zʌn /
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Jacques (Martin), 1907–2012, U.S. historian, educator, and writer, born in France.
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You can look to George Plimpton and Jacques Barzun for explanations about the attraction that baseball holds for writers.Home Runs, Frozen Ropes, And Some Wild Cards In Best Baseball Books|Robert Birnbaum|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the autumn 1944 issue of the journal Chimera: A Literary Quarterly, Barzun published “In Memoriam: R.H.P., 1907-1944.”
“An invincible modesty—not shyness—held him back,” wrote Barzun.
The ever-eclectic Barzun contributed to its special issues on myth and detective fiction.
Since Barzun was blessed with an extraordinarily long life, it seems fitting that we remember his friend who had a short one.
In the words of Jacques Barzun, a devoted educator committed to literacy, education failed to "develop native intelligence."The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin