ON Wallace Markfield

Sorrentino, Christopher
October 2012
Tin House;Fall2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p147
The article offers the author's insights regarding Wallace Markfield and his work. He says that the first book of Markfield titled "To an Early Grave" has been successful commercially in which he attributes it to the hostility of the critics from the Jewish community. He notes that Markfield found a constant source of inventiveness in the syntax, cadence, and constant code-switching of Yiddish-inflected English.


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