A Cynthia Ozick Reader

A Cynthia Ozick Reader

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ISBN-13: 9780253210531
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 05/22/1996
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.29(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

ELAINE M. KAUVAR is Professor of English at Baruch College (CUNY). She is the author of Cynthia Ozick's Fiction: Tradition and Invention.

Table of Contents

Poems

"Greeks"
"The Fish in the Net"
"The 17 questions of Rabbi Zusya"
"Footnote to Lord Action"
"Commuter’s Train through Harlem"
"Caryatid"
"When that with tragic rapture Moses"

Fiction

Selection from Trust
"Envy"
"Virility"
"A Mercenary"
"Puttermesser: Her Work History, Her Ancestry, Her Afterlife"
"Puttermesser and Xanthippe"
"At Fumicaro"

Essays

"Mrs. Virginia Woolf: A Madwoman and Her Nurse"
"Justice (Again) to Edith Wharton"
"Justice to Feminism:2. "Literature and the Politics of Sex; A Dissent"
"The Lesson of the Master"
"Washington Square, 1946"
"The Question of our Speech: The Return to Aural Culture"
"Crocodiled Moats in the Kingdom of Letters"
"Portrait of the Artist as a Bad Character"

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