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Author Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

Title Soul at the white heat : inspiration, obsession, and the writing life / Joyce Carol Oates.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  814.54 OAT    AVAILABLE
 East Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - EMPG-6  814.54 OAT    AVAILABLE
 Marseilles PL Adult Non-Fiction - MABB-3  815.54 OAT    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  814.54 OAT    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  814.54 OAT    AVAILABLE
 Talcott Free LD Adult Non-Fiction - TFLY-11  814.54 OAT    AVAILABLE
 Wilmington PL Adult Non Fiction - WLBB-2  814 OAT    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description x, 390 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Critical and personal essays.
Contents I. The writing life. Is the uninspired life worth living? ; This I believe : five motives for writing ; Anatomy of a story ; The writing room -- II. Classics. My life in Middlemarch : Rebecca Mead ; Charles Dickens : a life : Claire Tomalin ; "The King of Weird" : H.P. Lovecraft ; My faraway one : selected letters of Georgia O'Keefe and Alfred Stieglitz ; Simenons ; Two American prose masters : Ellison, Updike ; A visit with Doris Lessing (1973) -- III. Contemporaries. The childhood of Jesus : J.M. Coetzee ; The detective as visionary : Derek Raymond ; "Catastrophe in art" : Julian Barnes ; "When the legend becomes fact" : Larry McMurtry ; Paper losses : Lorrie Moore ; Emotions of man and animals : Karen Joy Fowler ; Wiindigoo justice : Louise Erdrich ; In other worlds : Margaret Atwood ; The storyteller of the "shattered personality" : Patrick McGrath ; Why be happy when you could be normal? : Jeanette Winterson ; Diminished things : Anne Tyler ; Smiling woman : Margaret Drabble ; The inventions of Jerome Charyn ; "After Auschwitz" : Martin Amis ; London NW : Zadie Smith ; Joan Didion : risk and triumph ; Unflinching about women : the short stories of Lucia Berlin ; Edna O'Brien : The little red chairs ; "Disputed truth" : Mike Tyson ; The fighter : a film by David O. Russell ; The mystery of Muhammad Ali -- IV. Real life. A visit to San Quentin (2011).
Subject Authorship.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
American literature -- Criticism and interpretation.
English literature -- Criticism and interpretation.
Genre/Form Essays.
Added Title Essays. Selections
ISBN 9780062564504 (hardcover)
0062564501 (hardcover)

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