- Vivian Gornick
Vivian Gornick is an American critic, essayist, and memoirist. For many years she wrote for the "
Village Voice". She currently teaches writing at The New School. For the 2007-2008 academic year, she will be a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University. She caused a controversy when she said that she had invented parts of " Fierce Attachments," her largely autobiographical work.
"Being a housewife is an illegitimate profession... The choice to serve and be protected and plan towards being a family-maker is a choice that shouldn't be. The heart of radical feminism is to change that." -- Vivian Gornick, "The Daily Illini," April 25, 1981
*"The Men in My Life" (2008, ISBN 978-0-262-07303-5)
*"The End of the Novel of Love (1997)
*"Approaching Eye Level" (1996)
*"Fierce Attachments" (1987)
*"Women in Science: 100 Journeys into the Territory" (1983)
*"Essays in Feminism" (1978)
*"The Romance of American Communism" (1977)
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