Barbara Ehrenreich | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Michiko Kakutani

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Barbara Ehrenreich.
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Critical Review by Michiko Kakutani

SOURCE: "A Plague of Gray Caterpillars and a Preacher," in The New York Times, July 13, 1993, p. C18.

In the following essay, Kakutani negatively reviews Kipper's Game.

It's no surprise that science-fiction and futuristic novels are a favorite forum for social critics: after all, they provide an easy means of extrapolating and satirizing the problems of the contemporary world. Certainly, this is what the author and magazine columnist Barbara Ehrenreich seems to be up to in her first novel. "Kipper's Game," a dark, convoluted piece of apocalyptic fiction that enables her to combine her scientific training (she holds a Ph.D. in biology from Rockefeller University and a B.A. in chemistry and physics from Reed College) with the moral outrage she has cultivated as an essayist and observer of the American scene.

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