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  1. 'Fates and Furies' is Laurent Groff's cruel but clever subversion of marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... now isn't worth attention unless it's a function of, say, semiotics and faith (Jeffrey Eugenides' "The Marriage Plot"), or pop music and urban diversity (Michael Chabon's "Telegraph Avenue"), or geopolitics (pick your Franzen). Lauren Groff's ...


  2. Examining new truthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 |

    While "it is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife" , a quick read through many novels of the last 300 years might suggest instead that the real universal truth is that the single woman in literature must be in need of a husband. In his 2011 novel of the same name, Jeffrey Eugenides examined the phenomenon known among academics as "The Marriage Plot."


  3. Why Are Commencement Speeches So Bad?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 |

    ... I recommend that my students read in advance Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides's 2011 novel, The Marriage Plot . In no other contemporary work of fiction does college commencement play a more central role. With her Brown University ...


  4. Which Books Should Your Favorite TV Characters Read This Summer?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | MTV

    ... is "Eleanor and Park" meets "The Fault in Our Stars." Basically, it will give Caitlin lots of feels. "The Marriage Plot" by Jeffrey Eugenides - Oh, to be young, idealistic and in pursuit of true love. This has Caroline's name written all over it. ...