Tillie Olsen | Critical Essay by Phoebe-lou Adams

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Tillie Olsen.
This section contains 90 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Phoebe-lou Adams

Critical Essay by Phoebe-lou Adams

In examining the failure of various talented writers (mostly women) to produce the amount or quality of work warranted by their apparent ability, Ms. Olsen blames, in Silences, everything except that standard ailment known as writer's block, while quoting the lamentations of a number of writers (mostly men) who suffered no other impediment. The result is a discussion with more eloquence than logic. (p. 96)

Phoebe-Lou Adams, in The Atlantic Monthly (copyright © 1978 by The Atlantic Monthly Company, Boston, Mass.; reprinted with permission), September, 1978.

(read more)

This section contains 90 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Phoebe-lou Adams
Follow Us on Facebook