In Rough Country: Essays and Reviews by Joyce Carol OatesIn Rough Country: Essays and Reviews by Joyce Carol Oates

In Rough Country: Essays and Reviews

byJoyce Carol Oates

Paperback | June 29, 2010

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“A poignant, nostalgic collection of literary criticism by one of America’s premier authors.”
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In Rough Country is a sterling collection of essays, reviews, and criticism from Joyce Carol Oates that focuses on a wide array of books and writers—from Poe to Nabokov, from Flannery O’Connor to Phillip Roth. One of our foremost novelists, National Book Award and PEN/Malamud Award winner Oates demonstrates an unparalleled understanding and appreciation of great works of literature with In Rough Country, and offers unique and breathtaking insights into the writer’s art.<_o3a_p>

Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time,...
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Title:In Rough Country: Essays and ReviewsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.94 inPublished:June 29, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061963984

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“Oates writes like a woman who walks into rough country and doesn’t look back...long sentences unfold with great beauty, and [Oates’s] line of argument follows not an artificial arc but the natural course of thought.”