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ISBN13: 978-0224022958
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Language: English
Category: Short Stories and Anthologies
Publisher: JONATHAN CAPE; 1st Edition edition (1985)
Pages: 240


Other Books by Joyce Carol Oates. Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Shaw, I am well outfitted with supplies to last through the upcoming six months, as the Light-House is an impressively sturdy bulwark to withstand virtually all onslaughts of weather in this temperate zone not unlike the waters of the Atlantic east of Cape Hatteras

Last Days: Stories is another great collection of stories from JCO. I’d never read any of the stories in this collection before. For such a prolific writer, some of her stories appear in multiple collections. It was a nice change to read stories I’d never come across before. The stories in Last Days: Stories are JCO’s trademark stories, rich in characters, vivid and memorable. I particularly enjoyed The Witness, Night. Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. She is also the recipient of the 2005 Prix Femina for The Falls. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University, and she has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.

Joyce Carol Oates was born in 1938 in Upstate, New York. She attended Syracuse University and graduated as Valedictorian. She then attended University of Wisconsin where she earned an M. A. By the time she was 47 years old, she had published at least that many separate books, including 16 full-length novels and more than a dozen collections of short stories. Her first six novels, including Them (1969), which won the National Book Award, express these qualities in varying ways. she is also the recipient of an NEA grant, a Guggenheim fellowship, the PEN/Malamud Lifetime Achievement Award, and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Lifetime Achievement in American Literature.

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Joyce Carol Oates: The one book, probably, of my young adolescence would have been Henry David Thoreau’s Walden. That struck a very deep chord with me. Henry David Thoreau is very independent-minded, very iconoclastic, and had quite a corrosive sense of humor. And in those days a one-room schoolhouse was manned by one person who was a woman. And she took care of the wood-burning stove, as well as eight grades of students, in some cases unruly students, farm boys and so forth. She was a heroic figure.

Among contemporary writers, Joyce Carol Oates is the unrivaled American master of the short story. She has exploited the genre with such energy, versatility, and resourcefulness that critics routinely compare her not with any of her contemporaries but with past writers such as Chekhov and James. Among contemporary writers, Joyce Carol Oates is the unrivaled American master of the short story. Her work encompasses a broad range of styles and techniques, from realistic, carefully plotted stories in the tradition of Henry James to bold, metafictional experiments inspired by Nabokov and Borges.

Discover Joyce Carol Oates famous and rare quotes. Joyce Carol Oates (1989). (Woman) writer: occasions and opportunities, Plume. Tragedy is the highest form of art. Joyce Carol Oates. She examined me, she looked at me critically and said, "Why are you trying to starve yourself?" To keep myself from feeling love, from feeling lust, from feeling anything at all. Numbness, Lust, Feelings. I never change, I simply become more myself. How lovely this world is, really: one simply has to look.

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What is Joyce Carol Oates saying about the nature of families in The Falls? Are the Burnabys a typical family? Unless otherwise stated, this discussion guide is reprinted with the permission of Harper Perennial. Membership Advantages.

Eleven stories deal with life behind the Iron Curtain, a little girl who has witnessed a murder, a woman deserted by her husband, a mentally ill college student, a visit to Poland, and a U.S. diplomat