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The din in the head : essays / Cynthia Ozick.

Ozick, Cynthia. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0618470506 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 243 pages ; 22cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006.

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Formatted Contents Note: On discord and desire -- What Helen Keller saw -- Young Tolstoy : an apostle of desire -- John Updike : Eros and god -- Throwing away the clef : Saul Bellow's Ravelstein -- Washington Square : so many absent things -- Smoke and fire : Sylvia Plath's journals -- Kipling : a postcolonial footnote -- Delmore Schwartz : the willed abortion of the self -- Lionel Trilling and the buried life -- Tradition and (or versus) the Jewish writer -- Henry James, Tolstoy, and my first novel -- Highbrow blues -- The din in the head -- The rule of the bus -- Isaac Babel : "Let me finish" -- In research of lost time -- The heretical passions of Gershom Scholem -- And god saw literature, that it was good : Robert Alter's version- -- An (unfortunate) interview with Henry James.
Subject: Literature, Modern > 20th century > History and criticism.

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