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Tillie Olsen

Author (14-Jan-1913 — 1-Jan-2007)


Agnes Toloczko Cardoni. Women's Ethical Coming-of-Age: Adolescent Female Characters in the Prose Fiction of Tillie Olsen. University Press of America. 1997. 136pp.

Constance Coiner. Better Red: The Writing and Resistance of Tillie Olsen and Meridel Le Sueur. Oxford University Press. 1995. 296pp.

O. S. B. Faulkner. Protest and Possibility in the Writing of Tillie Olsen. University Press of Virginia. 1993. 178pp.

Joanne S. Frye. Tillie Olsen: A Study of the Short Fiction. Twayne. 1995. 232pp.

Kay Hoyle Nelson; Nancy Huse (editors). The Critical Response to Tillie Olsen. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 1994. 304pp.

Elaine Neil Orr. Tillie Olsen and a Feminist Spiritual Vision. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi. 1987. 193pp.

Mickey Pearlman; Abby H. P. Werlock. Tillie Olsen. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1991.

Nora Ruth Roberts. Three Radical Women Writers: Class and Gender in Meridel Le Sueur, Tillie Olsen, and Josephine Herbst. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis. 1996. 209pp.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.311)

  7. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.352)

  8. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.558)

  9. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.813)

  10. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.642)

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