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Sunday, April 28 2013

Vampire Sodomy in Princeton: Joyce Carol Oates' 'The Accursed'

Joyce Carol Oates's most recent sprawling novel concerns blood-sucking sodomites, shape-shifters, and ghosts. You'll also find a colorful cast of real-world characters: Teddy Roosevelt, Jack London, Sam Clemens, and more...


Wednesday, January 30 2013

The Monster Next Door: Joyce Carol Oates' 'Daddy Love'

The monsters in Daddy Love are people, not fantastical creatures from the deep or outer space. They are human. They prey on little boys.


Sunday, January 10 2010

A Fair Maiden by Joyce Carol Oates

That Oates continues writing, year after year, is testament to her talent and our great luck to have this talent among us.


Monday, September 29 2008

My Sister, My Love by Joyce Carol Oates

A strange hybrid of cultural parody and psychological realism, in which Oates’s broadly drawn characters gradually take on realistic emotional complexity.


Sunday, October 24 2004

The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates

The close-knit family psycho-drama that the author intends simply loses its purpose as its scope is blown out of proportion to match the massive scenery of Niagara Falls.


News

Friday, March 4 2011

Joyce Carol Oates advises widows in frank, insightful book

ST. LOUIS — Joyce Carol Oates is saying out loud what you suspected her inner voice might be whispering to her: "I don't really like tours


Tuesday, March 17 2009

Prolific author Joyce Carol Oates struggles to write through a year of loss

Since Joyce Carol Oates' first novel, "With Shuddering Fall," came out in 1964, she has averaged two books a year. Many of them are novels, though


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