Additional Resources for Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

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Linda Donn, Freud and Jung: Years of Friendship, Years of Loss, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988.

This comprehensive and readable biography gives a good look at two of Ragtime's minor characters, and how the world changed as the years passed.

Paul Levine, E. L. Doctorow, Methuen, 1985.

This book, which covers Doctorow's works up to Lives of the Poets, is arranged thematically, with chapters such as "Politics and Imagination," "Fiction and Formulas," "Fiction and Radicalism," and "Fiction and History."

John G. Parks, E. L. Doctorow, Continuum, 1991.

Parks's chapter about Ragtime is good but standard literary criticism. His chapter at the end of the book, "A Multiplicity of Witnesses," offers some real insight into Doctorow's overall style.

Richard Trenner, editor, Essays and Conversations, Ontario Review Press, 1983.

The interviews in this collection represent a variety of interests and purposes, while the essays about Doctorow's works that comprise the last half of...

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