Jong, Erica

(b. 1942)
   American writer. Jong was born in New York and educated at Barnard College and at Columbia University. She is known for her best-selling feminist novels which include Fear of Flying (1973), How to Save Your Own Life (1977), Parachutes and Kisses (1984) and Any Woman’s Blues (1990). She has also produced historical fantasies and six books of serious poetry. Her autobiography Fear of Fifty was published in 1994.

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  • JONG, ERICA — (1942– ), U.S. novelist and poet. Born Erica Mann in New York, where she was educated and began to write poetry, she lived in Heidelberg, Germany, from 1966 to 1969, where her husband (from whom she was later divorced) was serving in the U.S.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jong, Erica — (b. 1942)    American feminist. Born in New York, she studied at Barnard College and Columbia University. Her works include Fear of Flying, How to Save Your Own Life, Parachutes and Kisses, Any Woman s Blues and Fear of Fifty …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Erica Jong — (* 26. März 1942 in New York City) ist eine US amerikanische Schriftstellerin. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Auszeichnungen 3 Veröffentlichungen (Auszug) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Erica Jong — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Erica Jong (* 26 de marzo de 1942 en Nueva York) es una escritora de bestsellers americana. Tras terminar sus estudios de literatura inglesa en la Universidad de Maryland, enseñó en varias universidades de EE. UU.,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Erica Jong — (née Mann, born March 26, 1942, in New York City, New York) is an American author and teacher.CareerA 1963 graduate of Barnard College, which is a women s liberal arts college, and with an M.A. in 18th century English Literature from Columbia… …   Wikipedia

  • Erica (Vorname) — Erica ist ein weiblicher Vorname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Erica ist eine Variante des Namens Erika, der wiederum eine weibliche Form zu Erich ist. Namenträgerinnen Erica Batchelor (* 1933), britische Eiskunstläuferin Erica Campbell (* 1981), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jong — often appears as a surname. In some cases, it is a romanisation transliteration of the Chinese 楊/杨, more commonly represented as Yang. In the 1947 census, de Jong , from de jonge (Dutch for junior [lit: the young ] ), was the most common surname… …   Wikipedia

  • Jong — Jong,   1) [jɔȖ], Adrianus Michiel de, niederländischer Schriftsteller, * Nieuw Vossemeer (Provinz Nordbrabant) 28. 3. 1888, ✝ (von der SS ermordet) Blaricum (Provinz Nordholland) 18. 10. 1943; Volksschullehrer, Journalist und Kritiker; Jong, von …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Erica Jong — ➡ Jong * * * …   Universalium

  • Erica — Erika, Erica nordischer Ursprung, weibliche Form von → Erik bzw. → Erich (Bedeutung: alleiniger Herrscher); griechischer Ursprung, Bedeutung: Heidekraut. In Deutschland seit Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts auf dem Rückzug. Namensträgerin: Erica Jong,… …   Deutsch namen

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