Erica Jong

Erica Jong

Erica Jong 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. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Erica Jong has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2013 with two videos. Most appearances with Gay Talese (2).

Appearances by Title: Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Summer Reading with Erica Jong

    Summer Reading with Erica Jong

    Erica Jong answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” The date and location of this interview are not known.

  • <em>Fear of Flying</em>

    Fear of Flying

    Erica Jong talked about the 40th anniversary edition of her book, Fear of Flying. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the…

  • Norton Book of American Autobiography

    Norton Book of American Autobiography

    Participants discussed the tradition of autobiography in America. They also focused on their own literary works and why they…

  • Immigration, Assimilation and Literature

    Immigration, Assimilation and Literature

    Several immigrant authors talked about immigrant identity and assimilation themes in U.S. literature. Ms. Jong moderated the…

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