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The Resource Where I've been, and where I'm going : essays, reviews, and prose, Joyce Carol Oates

Where I've been, and where I'm going : essays, reviews, and prose, Joyce Carol Oates

Label
Where I've been, and where I'm going : essays, reviews, and prose
Title
Where I've been, and where I'm going
Title remainder
essays, reviews, and prose
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Title variation
Where I have been, and where I am going
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Whether probing the psyche of serial killers Jeffrey Dahmer and Ted Bundy, evaluating the championship mettle of Mike Tyson, or illuminating the work of Herman Melville, the art of Rene Magritte and Edward Hopper, and the poetry of Emily Dickinson, Joyce Garol Oates displays an astonishing breadth of knowledge and interests. In this collection of nearly fifty essays, articles, and reviews, one of our country's leading literary figures and social critics explores myriad facets of the American experience, in fiction and beyond, from Fitzgerald to Plath. Melville to Updike, Flannery O'Connor to Timothy McVeigh."--Jacket
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Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oates, Joyce Carol
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3565.A8
LC item number
W45 1999
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prose literature
  • Essays
Label
Where I've been, and where I'm going : essays, reviews, and prose, Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where is an author? -- In olden times, when wishing was having : classic and contemporary fairy tales -- The aesthetics of fear -- Art and ethics? The f(u)tility of art -- The romance of art, four brief pieces: The romance of art ; First principles ; Transformations of play ; The artist as perpetual antagonist -- Zero at the bone : despair as sin and enlightenment -- Art and victim art -- On fiction in fact -- F. Scott Fitzgerald revisited -- Raymond Chandler : genre and art -- René Magritte : art contra art -- After the road : the art of Jack Kerouac -- Haunted Sylvia Plath -- The enigmatic art of Paul Bowles -- Jean Stafford : biography as pathography -- To bedlam : Anne Sexton -- Bellow's portraits -- John Updike's Rabbit -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s Colored people -- John Edgar Wideman : memoir and fiction -- Exile and homeland : Brian Moore -- Updike Toward the end of time -- Inside the locked room : P.D. James -- A dream of justice : Dorothy L. Sayers -- Lost in boxing -- The miniaturist art of Grace Paley -- American views : Elizabeth Hardwick -- Three American gothics : Jeffrey Dahmer, November 1994 ; Timothy James McVeigh, May 1995 ; Mike Tyson, July 1997 -- I had no other thrill or happiness : the literature of serial killers -- Then all collapsed : tragic Melville -- The essential Emily Dickinson -- The madness of art : Henry James's The middle years -- The riddle of Christina Rossetti's Goblin market -- Rediscovering Harold Frederic's The damnation of Theron Ware -- Tragic Conrad : Heart of darkness and The secret sharer -- Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman : a celebration -- Killer kids -- Workings of grace : Flannery O'Connor's The artificial nigger -- Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, 1942 : painting and poem -- The artist looks at nature : some works of Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) -- Where are you going, where have you been? : Selected early short stories : afterword -- Expensive people : the confessions of a minor character -- Wonderland revisited -- American, abroad -- Why don't you come live with me it's time -- Foxfire : confessions of a girl gang -- You petted me, and I followed you home -- Mark of Satan -- Will you always love me? -- Ghost girls
Control code
ocm39930369
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780452280533
Lccn
98045234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)39930369
Label
Where I've been, and where I'm going : essays, reviews, and prose, Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where is an author? -- In olden times, when wishing was having : classic and contemporary fairy tales -- The aesthetics of fear -- Art and ethics? The f(u)tility of art -- The romance of art, four brief pieces: The romance of art ; First principles ; Transformations of play ; The artist as perpetual antagonist -- Zero at the bone : despair as sin and enlightenment -- Art and victim art -- On fiction in fact -- F. Scott Fitzgerald revisited -- Raymond Chandler : genre and art -- René Magritte : art contra art -- After the road : the art of Jack Kerouac -- Haunted Sylvia Plath -- The enigmatic art of Paul Bowles -- Jean Stafford : biography as pathography -- To bedlam : Anne Sexton -- Bellow's portraits -- John Updike's Rabbit -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s Colored people -- John Edgar Wideman : memoir and fiction -- Exile and homeland : Brian Moore -- Updike Toward the end of time -- Inside the locked room : P.D. James -- A dream of justice : Dorothy L. Sayers -- Lost in boxing -- The miniaturist art of Grace Paley -- American views : Elizabeth Hardwick -- Three American gothics : Jeffrey Dahmer, November 1994 ; Timothy James McVeigh, May 1995 ; Mike Tyson, July 1997 -- I had no other thrill or happiness : the literature of serial killers -- Then all collapsed : tragic Melville -- The essential Emily Dickinson -- The madness of art : Henry James's The middle years -- The riddle of Christina Rossetti's Goblin market -- Rediscovering Harold Frederic's The damnation of Theron Ware -- Tragic Conrad : Heart of darkness and The secret sharer -- Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman : a celebration -- Killer kids -- Workings of grace : Flannery O'Connor's The artificial nigger -- Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, 1942 : painting and poem -- The artist looks at nature : some works of Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) -- Where are you going, where have you been? : Selected early short stories : afterword -- Expensive people : the confessions of a minor character -- Wonderland revisited -- American, abroad -- Why don't you come live with me it's time -- Foxfire : confessions of a girl gang -- You petted me, and I followed you home -- Mark of Satan -- Will you always love me? -- Ghost girls
Control code
ocm39930369
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780452280533
Lccn
98045234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)39930369

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