The Sexes: The Loves of Isadora

Her more extravagant admirers, who tend to be women, consider Erica Jong a female Roth, Vonnegut and Mailer combined. Her first novel, Fear of Flying, had a brisk hardback sale after it was published late in 1973 and since its appearance in paperback last November, a rapid rise to No. 1 on the bestseller charts. At Houston's Rice University it is used in an English course and at Radcliffe, the Atlanta Y.W.C.A. Women's Center and elsewhere as the subject of discussion in consciousness-raising groups. It is also discussed in therapy, since psychiatrists and...

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