Anna Quindlen | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 13 pages of analysis & critique of Anna Quindlen.
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SOURCE: Bowman, James. “A Rose for Anna.” New Criterion 13, no. 6 (February 1995): 58-62.

In the following review, Bowman provides a scathing review of Quindlen's last column in the New York Times.

She disappeared in the dead of winter. Just when we needed her most, she was gone. In the month after the election she showed what she might have made of the Newt World Order, had she been spared to us. She prayed for the health of Al Gore (why not Bill Clinton, I wonder?) lest, catastrophe having overtaken the president and vice president, the country's chief magistracy should devolve on Mr. Gingrich, whom she characterized as going “straight for the neck flesh, calling names, talking trash, practicing his patented brand of ‘I'm-O.K.-You're-Scum’ attack politics.” But even as she herself was calling names at the neck flesh, the mood turned elegiac. The true significance of November 8th...

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