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Vivian Gornick is an American feminist and author who has published memoirs and essays about her friendships, marriage, mother and life in New York. Her new book is The Odd Woman and the City (Nero).
Vivian Gornick (2013). “Women in Science: Then and Now”, p.30, The Feminist Press at CUNY.
Vivian Gornick is the bestselling author of the acclaimed memoir Fierce Attachments, a biography of Emma Goldman, and three essay collections: The Men in My Life, Approaching Eye Level, and The End of the Novel of Love, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.Her February 2020 release Unfinished Business, called “lively, personable, and sneakily poignant” by the New.
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This year, Vivian Gornick, — a writer who lives in New York City — is a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She updated her observations on the brilliance (literary) and the failings (cultural) of male Jewish American writers of three decades ago on Feb. 4 in the Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in Art and the Humanities.
Seminal essays on loneliness, living in New York, friendship, feminism, and writing from nonfiction master Vivian Gornick. Vivian Gornick's Approaching Eye Level is a brave collection of personal essays that finds a quintessentially contemporary woman (urban, single, feminist) trying to observe herself and the world without sentiment, cynicism, or nostalgia.
In this book of new and collected critical essays, Vivian Gornick turns the searching intelligence and honesty of insight that mark her memoirs on the work - and the lives - of writers she admires, among them Jean Rhys, Willa Cather, Christina Stead, and George Meredith. In doing so, she examines a century of novels of love-in-the-Western-world and comes to see that, for most writers, it is.