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Cynthia Ozick

Author (born 17-Apr-1928)


Sarah Blacher Cohen; Alvin H. Rosenfeld (editors). Cynthia Ozick's Comic Art: From Levity to Liturgy. Indiana University Press. 1994. 193pp.

Lawrence S. Friedman. Understanding Cynthia Ozick. University of South Carolina Press. 1991. 182pp.

Yoshiji Hirose. The Symbolic Meaning of Yiddish: A Study of the Brothers Singer, Bernard Malamud and Cynthia Ozick. Osaka, Japan: Kyoiku Tosho. 2001.

Elaine M. Kauvar. Cynthia Ozick's Fiction: Tradition & Invention. Indiana University Press. 1993. 292pp.

Vera Emuna Kielsky. Inevitable Exiles: Cynthia Ozick's View of the Precariousness of Jewish Existence in a Gentile Society. Pieterlen, Switzerland: Peter Lang. 1989.

Joseph Lowin. Cynthia Ozick. Twayne Publishers Inc.. 1988. 188pp.

Sanford Pinsker. Uncompromising Fictions of Cynthia Ozick. University of Missouri Press. 1994. 119pp.

Jane B. Statlander. Cultural Dialectic: Ludwig Lewisohn and Cynthia Ozick. Peter Lang Publishing. 2002. 384pp.

Victor Strandberg. Greek Mind/Jewish Soul: The Conflicted Art of Cynthia Ozick. University of Wisconsin Press. 1994.


  1. Cynthia Ozick's Long Crusade
    The author is considered one of the greatest fiction writers and critics alive today. At 88, she shows no signs of slowing down.
    by Giles Harvey. The New York Times Magazine, 23-Jun-2016.


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  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.537)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1116)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.184)

  9. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.620-21)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.767)

  11. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.1171)

  12. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.202)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.551)

  14. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.96)

  15. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.822)

  16. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.648)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.11)

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