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Mar 2, 2014 | EDGE

Breathless

There's a moment in Jeffrey Eugenides' third novel, "The Marriage Plot," where one character, an overzealous self-important film student, details the youthful need to "kill the father" -- to overcome the influence of, and outclass, the defining artists in one's field.

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Tue Feb 11, 2014

The Daily Princetonian

Eugenides: upholding 'pact with the reader' key

Author and creative writing professor Jeffrey Eugenides participated in an informal discussion Monday on the inspiration behind his stories, his ever-changing writing style and how his works reflect his inner nature as an author.

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Wed Jan 29, 2014

The Atlantic

When a Marriage Plot Doesn't Mean a Happy Ending

Looking back on a troubled union, Jenny Offill's Dept. of Speculation nails the mundane intimacy and emotional complexity of married life after the "happily ever after."

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Related Topix: Wedding, Prince William, Royal Wedding, Books, US Politics, US News, Entertainment

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