Franny and Zooey
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1955.
This is about the twentieth century Glass family who settled in New York.
Contemporary Women Novelists
New Jersey: Prentice Hall Inc. 1977.
This is a collection of critical essays. Is the woman novelist a different breed? Does her sex determine the content of her work? Her technique? Or her values? Answering these questions and others, this book offers a variety of perspectives on the place today’s women novelists occupy in the literary tradition. In eleven essays writers and critics including Norman Mailer, probe stylistic and sexual nuances in the work of such outstanding contemporary novelists as Eudora Welty, Mary McCarthy. The book suggests that so-called ladies subject matter is a thing of the past. Authentic description of the female experience in fiction and its serious critical appraisal are only recent developments offering an illuminating exploration of this previously uncharted area of literature.
The Life Cycle
New York: Columbia Press 1981. pp.167-223 Adolescence.