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In seven provocative essays, the author confronts the contradictions to which readers respond emotionally in great works of literature.
Hardcover, 202 pages
Published April 23rd 1981 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. She is also the recipient of the 2005 Prix Femina for The Falls. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University, and she has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. Pseudonyms ... Rosamond Smith and Laure ...more
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