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Invisible writer : a biography of Joyce Carol Oates

Auteur : Greg Johnson
Éditeur : New York : Dutton, 1998.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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In Invisible Writer, the first full-length, authorized biography of this complex and gifted writer, author and literary critic Greg Johnson examines the mysteries and myths that have attended Oates's remarkable career. Granted privileged access to her private letters and journals, and drawing upon hundreds of extensive interviews with family, friends, colleagues, and Oates herself, Johnson develops his portrait of  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
Biographies
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Johnson, Greg, 1953-
Invisible writer.
New York : Dutton, 1998
(OCoLC)606950605
Personne nommée : Joyce Carol Oates; Joyce Carol Oates; Joyce Carol Oates; Joyce Carol Oates
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Greg Johnson
ISBN : 0525941630 9780525941637 0452279712 9780452279711
Numéro OCLC : 37594317
Description : xx, 492 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenu : 1. In the north country --
2. "The girl who wrote on the edges" : 1938-50 --
3. The romance of solitude: 1950-56 --
4. Syracuse: 1956-60 --
5. New directions: 1960-62 --
6. "An entirely new world" : Detroit, 1962-64 --
7. "Violence all around me" : Detroit, 1965-67 --
8. A house in Windsor: 1968-70 --
9. Transformation of being: Hollywood and London, 1971-72 --
10. The visionary gleam: 1973-75 --
11. Invisisble woman: 1976-77 --
12. "Moving to Princeton, moving to Bellefleur": 1978-80 --
13. The gothic wonderland: 1981-84 --
14. Woman of letters: 1985-90 --
15. What she lives for: 1991-98.
Responsabilité : Greg Johnson.

Résumé :

In Invisible Writer, the first full-length, authorized biography of this complex and gifted writer, author and literary critic Greg Johnson examines the mysteries and myths that have attended Oates's remarkable career. Granted privileged access to her private letters and journals, and drawing upon hundreds of extensive interviews with family, friends, colleagues, and Oates herself, Johnson develops his portrait of an "invisible writer" whose carefully guarded private world proves as fascinating as her well-publicized literary career. Oates's own life was marked by the same chaos, violence, and dark twists of fate that would later beset her fictional characters and create her obsession with what she calls "the phantasmagoria of personality." Here is the child born into poverty in the desolate heart of upstate New York; a girl shadowed by emotional terrors; a young woman drawn at an early age into an intensely private world of the intellect and imagination. We learn of her relationship with her autistic sister, Lynn, her mirror image - and a child without words; of her spectacular early success and subsequent conflicts with a sexist and hostile literary establishment; and of the near breakdown in the face of overwhelming media attention.

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