Shirley Jackson

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805708530
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 2/28/1993
  • Series: Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction Series, #42
  • Edition description: Large Print
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.76 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 The Short Fiction
The Lottery as a Short-Story Cycle 3
Come Along with Me: Three Decades of Stories 55
The Uncollected Stories: Seeking the Self 75
Notes to Part 1 91
Pt. 2 The Writer
Introduction 99
Notes on Shirley Jackson 103
Biographical Material 105
"Talk with Miss Jackson" 107
Notes on an Unfashionable Novelist 109
The Unloved Reader 113
"Experience and Fiction" 117
"Biography of a Story" 125
"Notes for a Young Writer" 131
Letters from Shirley Jackson to Leslie and Geraldine Jackson
ca. 18 December 1948 137
11 April 1949 138
13 June 1949 140
ca. 9 November 1949 141
Shirley Jackson's Outlines for Stories
"Elizabeth" 143
"I Know Who I Love" 145
Pt. 3 The Critics
Introduction 149
Judy Oppenheimer 153
James Egan 157
Richard Pascal 163
Helen E. Nebeker 171
Fritz Oehlschlaeger 175
Peter Kosenko 179
Chronology 185
Selected Bibliography 191
Index 199
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