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Shirley Jackson

3.45  ·  Rating Details ·  22 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 182 pages
Published June 1st 1975 by Bobbs-Merrill Co (first published 1975)
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Robert
Jan 05, 2016 Robert rated it liked it
There’s currently a slow-burn revival of interest in Shirley Jackson, likely spurred by the appearance of the Library of America's collection of her work about five years ago, and continuing on with the second volume of her previously unavailable fiction and essays called Let Me Tell You published last year. There's also a new bio in the works, coming from Ruth Franklin later this year. Written in 1975, this first-ever book about Jackson proves well ahead of the curve. Like many academics, Lenem ...more
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Oct 29, 2008 jacky rated it liked it
I used this book in my thesis on Shirley Jackson.
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Stephen King recommended book as noted in Chapter 9 of Berkley's 1983 paperback edition of Danse Macabre.
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Oct 22, 2015 Beth E rated it it was ok
I really wanted to read a biography of Mrs. Jackson. This book had some biographical material, but the greater portion merely summarized her works.
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Lenemaja Friedman received her Ph.D. from Florida State University and is the chair of the Department of Language and Literature at Columbus College.
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