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Cybele

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Black Sparrow Press, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this mordant allegory about deluded obsession, Joyce Carol Oates has transformed the earth goddess Cybele into a goddess of degenerative possession. Edwin Locke, a charming forty-year-old who has never quite found himself, falls easily into his first extramarital affair. When the novelty wanes he seeks to revive his passion with others, submerging himself in a series of increasingly grotesque liaisons"--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Cybele.
Santa Barbara : Black Sparrow Press, 1979
(OCoLC)894764588
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 0876854250 9780876854259 0876854269 9780876854266 0876854242 9780876854242
OCLC Number: 5336817
Description: 204 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.

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"In this mordant allegory about deluded obsession, Joyce Carol Oates has transformed the earth goddess Cybele into a goddess of degenerative possession. Edwin Locke, a charming forty-year-old who has never quite found himself, falls easily into his first extramarital affair. When the novelty wanes he seeks to revive his passion with others, submerging himself in a series of increasingly grotesque liaisons"--Cover.

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