Critical Shortcomings in Cynthia Ozick's 'Critics, Monsters, Fanatics & Other Literary Essays'

Critical Shortcomings in Cynthia Ozick's 'Critics, Monsters, Fanatics & Other Literary Essays'

By Austin Price

It's so easy to be distracted by the powerful writing and insightful analysis that one misses Ozick's inability to deliver on the larger thematic promises of her latest collection. 7 Dec 2016 // 1:15 AM

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