Joanna Smith Rakoff: Parallel Lives

In her last blog, Joanna Smith Rakoff wrote about how, in her own way, Jane Austen wrote about being an undercover Jewish writer.


Laurie Colwin
was, in a way, a sort of heir to Austen’s charms, even if her novels are the opposite of marriage plots: Her female characters struggle endlessly with the confines and meaning of contemporary marriage (contemporary, that is, circa the 1970s and 1980s; Colwin died, at 48, in 1992).  Continue reading here.

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One response to “Joanna Smith Rakoff: Parallel Lives

  1. Pingback: Joanna Smith Rakoff: The Smell of Old England « Jewish Book Council Blog

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