Additional Resources for The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick

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Chartock, Roselle and Jack Spence, eds. The Holocaust Years' Society on Trial, Bantam Books, 1978.

One of many histories of the Holocaust, Chartock and Spencer's book is notable for Its clear chronology of the events in Europe from 1933 to 1945, its discussions of prejudice and scapegoat, and behavior under stress, and many essays in the words of witness­es and of Nazis themselves.

Cohen, Sarah Blacher. Cynthia Ozick's Comic Art. From Levity to Liturgy, Indiana University Press, 1994

Cohen concentrates on Ozick's use of irony in her work

Lowin, Joseph. Cynthia Ozick, Twayne Publishers, 1988 Lowin's book provides an excellent overview of Ozick's life and work. It includes a biographical section and sections on many of Ozick's works of fiction, including "The Shawl."

Ozick, Cynthia. Art & Ardor, Knopf, 1983.

A collection of Ozick's essays about literature and writing, including essays discussing her struggles to discover what It means to be a...

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