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Theodore Solotaroff (1928–2008)

Forfatter af The Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction

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Editor and writer Ted Solotaroff was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on October 9, 1928. He served in the United States Navy before receiving a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Michigan. He was almost done with a dissertation on Henry James at the University of Chicago when he was vis mere hired as an editor at The Times Literary Supplement in 1960. He also worked for The New York Herald Tribune, the New American Library, and Harper & Row. In 1967, he founded The New American Review. He also wrote memoirs and collections of essays including Truth Comes in Blows, First Loves, The Red Hot Vacuum, and A Few Good Voices in My Head. He died due to complications of pneumonia on August 8, 2008. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre


Værker af Theodore Solotaroff

The Best American Short Stories 1978 (1978) — Redaktør — 25 eksemplarer
New American Review # 1 (1967) 20 eksemplarer
New American Review #13 (1971) 19 eksemplarer
New American Review 12 (1971) 17 eksemplarer
Truth Comes in Blows: A Memoir (1998) 17 eksemplarer
New American Review 14 (1972) — Redaktør — 16 eksemplarer
New American Review #10 (1970) 16 eksemplarer
New American Review #2 (1968) 16 eksemplarer
New American Review 3 (1968) 16 eksemplarer
New American Review #4 (1968) 14 eksemplarer
New American Review 8 (1970) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 13 eksemplarer
American Review 16 (1973) 13 eksemplarer
New American Review # 7 (1969) 13 eksemplarer
New American Review #6 (1969) 13 eksemplarer
New American Review 11 (1971) — Redaktør — 12 eksemplarer
First Loves: A Memoir (2003) 11 eksemplarer
American Review 22: The Magazine of New Writing (1975) — Redaktør — 11 eksemplarer
New American Review 9 (1970) 11 eksemplarer
Writers and Issues (1969) 11 eksemplarer
American Review 20 (1974) — Redaktør — 11 eksemplarer
American Review 21 (1974) — Redaktør — 9 eksemplarer
American Review 18 (1973) 9 eksemplarer
American Review 26 (1977) 8 eksemplarer
New American Review 15 (1972) 8 eksemplarer
American Review #19 (1974) 7 eksemplarer
New American Review # 5 (1969) 5 eksemplarer
American Review 25 (1976) — Redaktør — 5 eksemplarer
American Review #23 (1975) — Redaktør — 4 eksemplarer
American Review #24 (1976) 3 eksemplarer
American Review: The Magazine of New Writing — Redaktør — 2 eksemplarer
New American Review 1 eksemplar

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Native Son (1940) — Efterskrift, nogle udgaver7,788 eksemplarer
Granta 15: The Fall of Saigon (1985) — Bidragyder — 97 eksemplarer
Wonders: Writings and Drawings for the Child in Us All (1980) — Bidragyder — 18 eksemplarer
Handspan of Red Earth: An Anthology of American Farm Poems (1991) — Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer

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I read these essays over many years when I was between books. I appreciate many of his literary criticisms, as they alerted me to some varied readings including The French Lieutenant's Woman. However, many of these writings are very dated and not as open to diversity and inclusion as I would have liked.
suesbooks | Aug 10, 2023 |
While most of the pieces in this collection appeared more than fifty years ago they hold up, in both style and relevance, remarkably well.
heggiep | Feb 25, 2017 |
1973. This anthology has an awfully good piece by Harold Brodkey, here titled "Innocence" which it says is to be part of a forthcoming novel. It's basically all a monologue in a man's head as he is having sex with his girlfriend and trying to give her her first orgasm. They're Harvard students at the time and the man is awfully arrogant about what he thinks the woman needs or wants, but I thought it was probably a fairly good shot at what might actually go through some men's heads during sex.

The other great piece in this collection is Ralph Ellison's "Cadillac Flambe" also from a forthcoming (in 1973) novel. It concerns one man's trenchant, if futile response to a Senator's racist remarks.
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kylekatz | Aug 12, 2013 |
paperback-sized periodical, fair condition
I used to have more, for some reason held on to these two
annaflbak | Oct 23, 2007 |


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