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The Books of Joyce Carol Oates

"A future archeologist equipped only with her oeuvre could easily piece together the whole of postwar America."

"Joyce Carol Oates has ... become one of the elemental forces of American fiction, a daemon from the lower depths. And yet to the museum keepers of national culture, her skill at resisting critical containment must be unnerving. She picks up and discards generic forms at will: re-creating versions of familiar ones (the political thriller, the courtroom drama), and inventing new ones (her brilliant postmodern Gothic romances, for instance). She refuses to restrict herself to one subject, to one stratum of society, one personality type. Indeed, her very productivity stands as a reproach. Over [forty] years ago, Oates confessed to the ambition of putting the whole world in her fiction—an ambition she termed 'laughably Balzacian.' It may have seemed so to her. But no one is laughing now."

—Henry Louis Gates Jr., The Nation


The SacrificeThe Sacrifice / 2015

CarthageCarthage / 2014

AccursedThe Accursed / 2013

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Lovely, Dark, DeepLovely, Dark, Deep: Stories / 2014

High Crime AreaHigh Crime Area: Tales of Darkness and Dread / 2014

Black Dahlia & White RoseBlack Dahlia & White Rose / 2012

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A Widow's StoryA Widow's Story: A Memoir / 2011

In Rough CountryIn Rough Country: Essays and Reviews / 2010

Journal of Joyce Carol Oates 1The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates: 1973-1982 / 2007

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Evil EyeEvil Eye: Four Novellas of Love Gone Wrong / 2013

The RescuerThe Rescuer / 2012

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Two or Three Things I Forgot to Tell YouTwo or Three Things I Forgot to Tell You / 2012

After the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread my Wings, and Flew AwayAfter the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread my Wings, and Flew Away / 2006

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Prison NoirPrison Noir / 2014

Oxford Book of American Short Stories updated edThe Oxford Book of American Short Stories, 2nd Ed. / 2012

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TendernessTenderness / 1996

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Naughty Chérie!Naughty Chérie! / 2008

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Wild NightsWild Nights! and Grandpa Clemens & Angelfish 1906: Two One Act Plays / 2009

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