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Erica Jong

Autor(a) de Fear of Flying

40+ Works 8,230 Membros 137 Críticas 15 Favorited

About the Author

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 mostrar mais 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. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras por Erica Jong

Fear of Flying (1973) 3,460 exemplares
How to Save Your Own Life (1977) 655 exemplares
Sappho's Leap (2003) 381 exemplares
Witches (1981) 373 exemplares
Serenissima (1987) 345 exemplares
Parachutes & Kisses (1984) 338 exemplares
Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir (1994) 290 exemplares
Any Woman's Blues (1989) 290 exemplares
Fear of Dying (2015) 190 exemplares
Sugar in My Bowl: Real Women Write About Real Sex (2011) — Editor — 106 exemplares

Associated Works

Jane Eyre (1847) — Introdução, algumas edições58,887 exemplares
Fanny Hill, or, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748) — Introdução, algumas edições3,323 exemplares
Cries of the Spirit: A Celebration of Women's Spirituality (2000) — Contribuidor — 372 exemplares
Drinking, Smoking and Screwing: Great Writers on Good Times (1994) — Contribuidor — 335 exemplares
My Little Red Book (2009) — Contribuidor — 163 exemplares
Fourteen Days: A Collaborative Novel (2022) — Contribuidor — 160 exemplares
Wild Women: Contemporary Short Stories by Women Celebrating Women (1994) — Contribuidor — 150 exemplares
The Mark Twain Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Work (2010) — Contribuidor — 142 exemplares
The Other Woman: A Short Novel and Stories (1971) — Prefácio, algumas edições137 exemplares
Witches' Brew (2002) — Contribuidor — 126 exemplares
Adrienne Rich's Poetry [Norton Critical Edition] (1975) — Contribuidor — 125 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (1996) — Contribuidor — 118 exemplares
Deep Down: The New Sensual Writing by Women (1988) — Contribuidor — 116 exemplares
Poems from the Women's Movement (2009) — Contribuidor — 107 exemplares
The Barbie Chronicles: A Living Doll Turns Forty (1999) — Contribuidor — 105 exemplares
Neurotica: Jewish Writers on Sex (1999) — Contribuidor — 86 exemplares
The Colette Omnibus (1960) — Introdução — 85 exemplares
Nice Jewish Girls: Growing Up in America (1996) — Contribuidor — 78 exemplares
In Their Own Voices: A Century of Recorded Poetry (1900) — Introdução — 75 exemplares
Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave (2007) — Contribuidor — 64 exemplares
The Jewish Writer (1998) — Contribuidor — 52 exemplares
Sexual Revolution (2003) — Prefácio — 40 exemplares
Who We Are: On Being (and Not Being) a Jewish American Writer (2005) — Contribuidor — 27 exemplares
Wild Women (1854) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Inside Deep Throat [2005 Documentary] (2005) — Self — 19 exemplares
Passion: Women on Women (1995) — Narrador — 3 exemplares
Zärtliche Blüten der Lust: Erotische Erzählungen. (1993) — Autor — 2 exemplares

Etiquetado

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Jong, Erica
Nome legal
Jong, Erica Mann
Outros nomes
Mann, Erica
Data de nascimento
1942-03-26
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
New York City, New York, USA
Locais de residência
New York, New York, USA
Heidelberg, Germany
Educação
Barnard College (BA)
Columbia University (MA)
High School of Music and Art, New York
Ocupações
author
teacher
Relações
Fast, Jonathan (ex-echtg.)
Jong-Fast, Molly (dochter)
Fast, Howard (voormalige schoonvader)
Organizações
PEN
Authors League of America
Authors Guild
Dramatists Guild of America
Writers Guild of America
Poetry Society of America (mostrar todos 9)
National Writers Union
Poets and Writers
Phi Beta Kappa
Agente
Ed Victor
Elizabeth Sheinkman (WME)

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Erica Jong is an American novelist, satirist, and poet, known particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying. The book became famously controversial for its attitudes towards female sexuality and figured prominently in the development of second-wave feminism. According to The Washington Post, it has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.

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Críticas

Read as a preadolescent - where did I get my hands on it? A garage sale? My mom's bookshelf? - and would like to re-read as an adult. I was confused by 99% of the book as a kid. But I remember the "zipless fuck" and the dancing penis.
 
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Doodlebug34 | 80 outras críticas | Jan 1, 2024 |
A woman writing about sex, breaking into the old boy's club of American macho novelists.
 
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mykl-s | 80 outras críticas | Aug 13, 2023 |
 
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LaRayadelPalancar | 3 outras críticas | Jul 20, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
40
Also by
31
Membros
8,230
Popularidade
#2,937
Avaliação
4.1
Críticas
137
ISBN
493
Línguas
19
Marcado como favorito
15

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