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Author Gordon, Mary, 1949-

Title Good boys and dead girls : and other essays / Mary Gordon.

Imprint New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1991.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  814.54 G657g    ---  Available
Description x, 253 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents Edith Wharton: Ethan Frome and the shorter fiction -- Flannery O'Connor: The habit of being -- William Trevor's Fools of fortune --Christa Wolf: Accident/A day's news -- Mary McCarthy: Occasional prose --Mary McCarthy: Cannibals and missionaries -- Stevie Smith: Novel on yellow paper -- Adam Hochschild: Half the way home -- Virginia Wolf: A room of one's own -- Edna O'Brien: A fanatic heart -- The priestly comedy of J. F. Powers -- Ingenborg Bachmann: children were only allowed to whisper --David Plante: a world of baffled love -- Ford Madox Ford: a man who loved women, a womanly man.
More than just a shrine: paying homage to the ghosts of Ellis Island -- Abortion: how do we think about it? -- Abortion: how do we really choose? -- The parable of the cave; or, in praise of watercolors -- Offenses of the Pope -- Mary Cassatt -- Getting here from there: a writer's reflections on a religious past -- More Catholic than the Pope -- "I can't stand your books": a writer goes home.
Notes from California -- Having a baby, finishing a book -- Some things I saw -- The gospel according to Saint Mark.
ISBN 0670825670 : $19.95 ($26.95 Can.)

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