Vivian Gornick





Vivian Gornick

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Date of Birth: 1935

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.


Average rating: 3.66 · 4,359 ratings · 639 reviews · 16 distinct works · Similar authors
Fierce Attachments: A Memoir
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 676 ratings — published 1987 — 10 editions
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The Situation and the Story...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 601 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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Approaching Eye Level
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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The Solitude of Self: Think...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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Emma Goldman: Revolution as...
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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The End of The Novel of Love
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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The Men in My Life
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Women in Science: Then and Now
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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The Romance of American Com...
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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Woman In Sexist Society; St...
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Vivian Gornick at Prairie Lights
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