Books Like The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick | Suggested Reading

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Ozick's works of non-fiction-Art and Ardor, published in 1987, Metaphor and Memory, published in 1989, and Fame and Folly, published in 1996-discuss literature, Ozick's feelings about her art, and her ideas about the relationship between art and history.

Ozick's story "Rosa," published ill The New Yorker ill 1983, then in a short story collection paired with "The Shawl," picks up the story of Rosa and Stella some thirty years after the final scene of "The Shawl." It carries over some of the themes and images from the earlier story.

Elie Wiesel's memoir Night (1960) portrays Wiesel's own experiences as a teenager imprisoned ill two concentration camps, Auschwitz and Buchenwald. At least one Critic, Elaine Kauvar, believes there are allusions to Night in "The Shawl."

Anne Frank's The Diary of Anne Frank de­scribes the life of a Jewish family trying to elude capture...

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