The Moment of Tenderness OverviewThe Moment of Tenderness is a collection of 18 short stories by Madeleine L'Engle, curated by her granddaughter, Charlotte Jones Voiklis. They are told from the perspectives of girls and women and boys and men alike, in both the first and third person. Throughout the stories, L'Engle addresses questions of religiosity, artistic culture, small towns, the nature of femininity, and the realm of the fantastic.
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Madeleine L'Engle Biographies (4)
5,426 words, approx. 19 pages
Madeleine L'Engle's writings reflect her passionate concern with major aspects of life: a happy family life, the right and responsibility of the individual to make choices, the art of writing, death, ...
1,903 words, approx. 7 pages
American fiction writer Madeleine L'Engle (born 1918) is the accomplished author of numerous plays, poems, novels, and autobiographies for children and adults. She is perhaps best known for her childr...
2,554 words, approx. 9 pages
Madeleine L'Engle is a writer who resists easy classification. She has successfully published plays, poems, essays, autobiographies, and novels for both children and adults. She is probably best known...
5,708 words, approx. 20 pages
"I was born in New York City on the snowy night of November 29, 1918, shortly after the first World War, and think it's the nicest place in the world to be born in. I grew up on East 82nd Street."My f...