Horse-trading and Ecstasy: Essays

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Great Marsh Press, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 255 pages
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The American journalist discusses Marguerite Duras, James Baldwin, Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac, Gunter Grass, the Spanish Civil War and World War II
 

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Most of these perceptive essays fall into two subject areas: postwar Europe (and wartime collaborators) and more familiar themes in American culture. Shuttling from France and Spain to New York and ... Read full review

Contents

Marguerite Duras 1987
3
Diegos Diego 1986
12
Ernest Hemingways Real Garden of Eden 1987
22
Kerouac and Mailer 1959
44
There Are No Fascists in Greenwich Village 1983
56
Dwight Macdonalds Against the American Grain 1963
65
Days and Nights in Texas 1963
71
Buffalos SUN Y 1968
81
Norman Mailer 198i
140
The Resistance Goes Modern 1986
157
Spain After That War 1963
163
The Lively Literary Revival 1984
175
The Spanish Elections 1983
181
Gregor Von Rezzori Interviewed 1985 1988
193
FRANCE ITS OCCUPATION
201
Klaus Barbie and the Conscience of the Literati 1986
207

In Texas Spanish Is Fashionable Now 1984
91
Lewis Mumford 1984
104
Adrift in Westchester 1981
111
Fiction or Nonf1ction? 1984
120
HorseTrading in Female Ecstasy 1986
126
Sylvia Plath Remembered 1982
132
Lyons 1987
214
Jacques Verges 1987
221
Izieu and the Jews in the Resistance 1988
229
King of Hitlers Paris 1988
241
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Solomon is a professor in the graduate writing program at City College and at Sarah Lawrence College. After graduating Dalton High School, she went to Paris to study at the Sorbonne.

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