The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates: 1973-1982 (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. Her bestselling novels include "We Were the Mulvaneys" and "Blonde".

Praise For…


“Fascinating.”
-Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061227998
ISBN-10: 0061227994
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: October 14th, 2008
Pages: 509
Language: English