Goodbye and Good Luck Overview“Goodbye and Good Luck” is a short story by Grace Paley. The story follows the romantic experiences throughout the life of the protagonist, Rose Lieber. Rose recounts her experiences to her niece, Lillie, and in doing so, Rose reflects upon the intricacies of love and gender roles. This story explores themes of love, identity, aging, and tradition.
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Grace Paley Biographies (3)
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The American writer Grace Paley (born 1922) is best known for her three collections of short stories, The Little Disturbances of Man (1959), Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (1974), and Later the S...
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Grace Paley's short stories are vivid examples of twentieth-century American local color and regional sensibility. Populated by many a hue and caste of New York citizen and narrated in a supple, percu...
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Few other fiction writers in late twentieth-century American letters have had so great an influence as Grace Paley on the basis of so few books in a lifetime of work. Even fewer fiction writers--one t...