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The Din In The Head: Essays

by Cynthia Ozick

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | June 2, 2007 | Trade Paperback

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One of America''s foremost novelists and critics, Cynthia Ozick has won praise and provoked debate for taking on challenging literary, historical, and moral issues. In her spirited essay collection The Din in the Head, she focuses on the essential joys of great literature. With razor-sharp wit and an inspiring joie de vivre, Ozick investigates unexpected byways in the works of Leo Tolstoy, Saul Bellow, Helen Keller, Isaac Babel, Sylvia Plath, Susan Sontag, and Henry James, among others. Throughout this bracing collection, she celebrates the curative power of the literary imagination.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.63 in

Published: June 2, 2007

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0618872582

ISBN - 13: 9780618872589

Found in: Essays and Letters

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The Din In The Head: Essays

by Cynthia Ozick

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.63 in

Published: June 2, 2007

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0618872582

ISBN - 13: 9780618872589

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One of America''s foremost novelists and critics, Cynthia Ozick has won praise and provoked debate for taking on challenging literary, historical, and moral issues. In her spirited essay collection The Din in the Head, she focuses on the essential joys of great literature. With razor-sharp wit and an inspiring joie de vivre, Ozick investigates unexpected byways in the works of Leo Tolstoy, Saul Bellow, Helen Keller, Isaac Babel, Sylvia Plath, Susan Sontag, and Henry James, among others. Throughout this bracing collection, she celebrates the curative power of the literary imagination.

About the Author

CYNTHIA OZICK is the author of numerous acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction. She is a recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Man Booker International Prize. Her stories have won four O. Henry first prizes.

Editorial Reviews

"This essay collection on the joys of literature presents ÝOzick¨ at the height of her critical powers...Highly recommended."
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