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Erica Jong's Response to the Modern Library List

Jong's impression of the Modern Library list, to quote "surely I was not alone in noticing that only nine books written by women were among the designees. The list created controversy‚Äďas lists are meant to do."
Please read the source article on Jong's web site for an in-depth discussion of her rationale for her own list.
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Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
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Interview With the Vampire (Anne Rice)
Interview With the Vampire (Anne Rice)
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To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
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Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
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The Waves (Virginia Woolf)
The Waves (Virginia Woolf)
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Orlando (Virginia Woolf)
Orlando (Virginia Woolf)
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Nightwood (Djuna Barnes)
Nightwood (Djuna Barnes)
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The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
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The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
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Ethan Frome (Edith Wharton)
Ethan Frome (Edith Wharton)
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The Well of Loneliness (Radclyffe Hall)
The Well of Loneliness (Radclyffe Hall)
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Burger's Daughter
Burger's Daughter
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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The Dollmaker (Harriette Simpson Arnow)
The Dollmaker (Harriette Simpson Arnow)
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My Antonia (Willa Cather)
My Antonia (Willa Cather)
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Fear of Flying (Erica Jong)
Fear of Flying (Erica Jong)
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Fanny (Erica Jong)
Fanny (Erica Jong)
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Obasan (Joy Kogawa)
Obasan (Joy Kogawa)
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The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
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The Fifth Child (Doris Lessing)
The Fifth Child (Doris Lessing)
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The Grass Is Singing (Doris Lessing)
The Grass Is Singing (Doris Lessing)
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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Woman on the Edge of Time (Marge Piercy)
Woman on the Edge of Time (Marge Piercy)
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A Thousand Acres (Jane Smiley)
A Thousand Acres (Jane Smiley)
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Her First American (Lore Segal)
Her First American (Lore Segal)
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The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
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The Third Life of Grange Copeland (Alice Walker)
The Third Life of Grange Copeland (Alice Walker)
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The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley)
The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley)
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Memento Mori (Muriel Spark)
Memento Mori (Muriel Spark)
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Muriel Spark)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Muriel Spark)
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Bastard Out of Carolina
Bastard Out of Carolina
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Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
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Anya (Susan Fromberg Schaeffer)
Anya (Susan Fromberg Schaeffer)
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Trust (Cynthia Ozick)
Trust (Cynthia Ozick)
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The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
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The Kitchen God's Wife (Amy Tan)
The Kitchen God's Wife (Amy Tan)
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Chilly Scenes of Winter (Ann Beattie)
Chilly Scenes of Winter (Ann Beattie)
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Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
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A Book of Common Prayer (Joan Didion)
A Book of Common Prayer (Joan Didion)
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Play It as It Lays (Joan Didion)
Play It as It Lays (Joan Didion)
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