Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn
Sunset Park, Brooklyn
I read this many decades ago, forgot it completely, and felt goosebumps all over again. This time tho I better appreciated Gilman's pacing.
The Exploitation of Women and Social Change in the Writing of Nawal El-Saadawi
Muhammad Youssef Suwaed
" I . . have been amused, stimulated, charmed interested by the first 2 or 3 chapters--to the end of the Cemetery scene; & then puzzled, bored, irritated, & disillusioned as by a queasy undergraduate scratching his pimples. And Tom , great Tom, thinks this on a par with War & Peace ! An illiterate, underbred book it seems to me: the book of a self-taught working man, & we all know how distressing they are, how egotistic, insistent, raw, striking, & ultimately nauseating. When one can have cooked flesh, why have the raw? But I think if you are anaemic, as Tom is, there is glory in blood. Being fairly normal myself I am soon ready for the classics again. I may revise this later. I do not compromise my critical sagacity. I plant a stick in the ground to mark page 200, "  ( D 2: 188-89).