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Jeffrey Eugenides on The Marriage Plot

Friday, December 30, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jeffrey Eugenides discusses his latest, The Marriage Plot, a tale of modern love. It follows Madeleine, Leonard, and Mitchell, who meet at Brown University, where Madeleine immerses herself in works by Jane Austen and George Eliot, examining the marriage plot at the heart of the great English novels. The story follows the three college graduates as they embark on the world, searching for where they belong—and who they belong with.

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Jeffrey Eugenides
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Comments [1]

Sam Feldman

How about "whom" they belong with? Amazing how much illiteracy at NPR, which discusses literary matters.

Dec. 30 2011 01:33 PM

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