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Shirley Jackson : a study of the short fiction

Author: Joan Wylie Hall
Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers, ©1993.
Series: Twayne's studies in short fiction, no. 42.
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This book includes essays on Shirley Jackson's fiction, excerpts from her lectures on fiction writing, and scholars' comments on several of her short stories.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hall, Joan Wylie.
Shirley Jackson.
New York : Twayne Publishers, c1993
(OCoLC)622396187
Named Person: Shirley Jackson; Shirley Jackson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Wylie Hall
ISBN: 0805708537 9780805708530
OCLC Number: 26810105
Description: xix, 204 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The short fiction --
The Lottery as a short-story cycle --
Come along with me : three decades of stories --
The uncollected stories : seeking the self --
Notes to part 1 --
pt. 2. The writer --
Introduction --
Notes on Shirley Jackson / Stanley Edgar Hyman --
Biographical material / Shirley Jackson --
"Talk with Miss Jackson" / Harvey Breit --
Notes on an unfashionable novelist ; The unloved reader ; "Experience and fiction" ; "Biography of a story" ; "Notes for a young writer" / Shirley Jackson --
Letters from Shirley Jackson to Leslie and Geraldine Jackson : ca. 18 December 1948 ; 11 April 1949 ; 13 June 1949 ; ca. 9 November 1949 --
Shirley Jackson's outlines for stories : "Elizabeth" ; "I know who I love" --
pt. 3. The critics --
Introduction --
Judy Oppenheimer --
James Egan --
Richard Pascal --
Helen E. Nebeker --
Fritz Oehlschlaeger --
Peter Kosenko --
Chronology.
Series Title: Twayne's studies in short fiction, no. 42.
Responsibility: Joan Wylie Hall.
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This book includes essays on Shirley Jackson's fiction, excerpts from her lectures on fiction writing, and scholars' comments on several of her short stories.

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