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Conversations with Erica Jong

Conversations with Erica Jong( )
Editor: Templin, Charlotte
Author: Jong, Erica
Publication Date:Nov 2002
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $71.50
Book Description:

In Conversations with Erica Jong one of the most popular and controversial of contemporary writers has her say. She was already an established poet when she published Fear of Flying (1973), but the novel's sensational reception came to overshadow all her work.

In interviews from 1973 to 2001, Jong relates the extra-ordinary experience she gained as a pioneer of sexual writing from a female point of view. With equal attention to the art of fiction and poetry, she...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Collections / Interviews
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.2 x 22.9 cm
Author Biography
Jong, Erica (Editor)
Erica Jong was born on March 26, 1942. She received a B.A. from Barnard College and a M.A. in 18th Century English Literature from Columbia University. She also attended Columbia University's graduate writing program where she studied poetry. She has written numerous volumes of poetry, novels, and non-fiction works including Fruits and Vegetables, Fear of Flying, How to Save Your Own Life, Parachutes and Kisses, Sappho's Leap, Seducing the Demon: Writing for My Life, and It Was Eight Years Ago Today (But It Seems Like Eighty). She has received numerous awards including the United Nations Award for Excellence in Literature, Poetry magazine's Bess Hokin Prize, the Deauville Award for Literary Excellence, and the Sigmund Freud Award for Literature.


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