The Journal Of Joyce Carol Oates: 1973-1982 by Joyce Carol OatesThe Journal Of Joyce Carol Oates: 1973-1982 by Joyce Carol Oates

The Journal Of Joyce Carol Oates: 1973-1982

byJoyce Carol Oates

Paperback | October 14, 2008

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The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates, edited by Greg Johnson, offers a rare glimpse into the private thoughts of this extraordinary writer, focusing on excerpts written during one of the most productive decades of Oates's long career. Far more than just a daily account of a writer's writing life, these intimate, unrevised pages candidly explore her friendship with other writers, including John Updike, Donald Barthelme, Susan Sontag, Gail Godwin, and Philip Roth. It presents a fascinating portrait of the artist as a young woman, fully engaged with her world and her culture, on her way to becoming one of the most respected, honored, discussed, and controversial figures in American letters.

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:The Journal Of Joyce Carol Oates: 1973-1982Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.51 inPublished:October 14, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061227994

ISBN - 13:9780061227998

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