Seduction and Betrayal: Women and Literature by Elizabeth HardwickSeduction and Betrayal: Women and Literature by Elizabeth Hardwick

Seduction and Betrayal: Women and Literature

byElizabeth HardwickIntroduction byJoan Didion

Paperback | August 31, 2001

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The novelist and essayist Elizabeth Hardwick is one of contemporary America's most brilliant writers, and Seduction and Betrayal, in which she considers the careers of women writers as well as the larger question of the presence of women in literature, is her most passionate and concentrated work of criticism. A gallery of unforgettable portraits--of Virginia Woolf and Zelda Fitzgerald, Dorothy Wordsworth and Jane Carlyle--as well as a provocative reading of such works as Wuthering Heights, Hedda Gabler, and the poems of Sylvia Plath, Seduction and Betrayal is a virtuoso performance, a major writer's reckoning with the relations between men and women, women and writing, writing and life.
Elizabeth Hardwick (1916–2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and adviso...
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Title:Seduction and Betrayal: Women and LiteratureFormat:PaperbackPublished:August 31, 2001Publisher:New York Review BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0940322781

ISBN - 13:9780940322783

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