Louis Begley Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)


Begley, Louis. “About Schmidt Was Changed, but Not Its Core.” New York Times (19 January 2003): L1.

Begley defends the film version of About Schmidt, noting that the movie changed certain elements of his book, but stayed true to the main themes of the novel.

Birkerts, Sven. “Alone and Aloof.” Washington Post Book World 24, no. 17 (24 April 1994): 4.

Compares Begley's writing style to that of Henry James, but contends that in As Max Saw It, Begley leaves readers exasperated and confused, with many unanswered questions.

Buttenwieser, Paul. “A Survivor's...

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