“Todos são talentosos. Difícil é ter coragem de seguir pelo caminho sombrio através do qual o talento guia”.
– Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to nurture it in solitude and to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads.
– Conversations with Erica Jong – Página 5, de Charlotte Templin, Erica Jong – publicado por Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2002, ISBN 1578065100, 9781578065103 – 207 páginas
Erica Jong (née Mann; born March 26, 1942) is an American author and teacher best known for her fiction and poetry, and particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying. The book became famously controversial for its attitudes towards female sexuality and figured prominently in the development of second-wave feminism. According to Washington Post, it has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.
Jong in 1977
March 26, 1942 (age 71)
New York City,
|Pen name||Erica Jong|
|Occupation||author and teacher|
|Genres||primarily fiction and poetry|
|Notable work(s)||Fear of Flying, Shylock’s Daughter, Seducing the Demon|
|Spouse(s)||Michael Werthman (1963–1965; divorced)
Allan Jong (1966–1975; divorced)
Jonathan Fast (1977–1982; divorced; 1 child)
Kenneth David Burrows (1989–present)