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Invisible writer : a biography of Joyce Carol Oates

Author: Greg Johnson
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 1998.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Greg, 1953-
Invisible writer.
New York : Dutton, 1998
(OCoLC)606950605
Named Person: Joyce Carol Oates; Joyce Carol Oates; Joyce Carol Oates; Joyce Carol Oates
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Johnson
ISBN: 0525941630 9780525941637 0452279712 9780452279711
OCLC Number: 37594317
Description: xx, 492 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Greg Johnson.

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Taking advantage of privileged access to letters, journals, family, friends, and Oates herself, an English professor presents an authorized study of the life and work of the acclaimed, enigmatic  Read more...

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