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Toril Moi

Toril Moi is a professor of literary studies at Duke University. Her most recent book, "Revolution of the Ordinary," was published last spring by the University of Chicago Press.
 

Real Characters

I now find myself fascinated by the emergence of a new kind of writing that emphasizes character, in what traditional critics would surely consider to be utterly old-fashioned, realist ways.

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Describing My Struggle

There was something extraordinary about the experience of reading My Struggle. I was absorbed. Transfixed. I identified. I suffered.

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