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Author Study: Joyce Carol Oates Curated by Isabel Cheng '18

The life, work, and analysis of Joyce Carol Oates


Bury, Liz. “Joyce Carol Oates Attacked for 'Distasteful' Portrayal of Robert Frost.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 1 Nov. 2013,
Bury, Liz. “Joyce Carol Oates Sparks Twitter Storm over Egypt Remarks.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 8 July 2013,
Cruise, James. “‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" and Cold War Hermeneutics.” South Central Review, vol. 22, no. 2, 2005, pp. 95–109. JSTOR, JSTOR,
Deb, Sopan. “Joyce Carol Oates Opposes Cultural Shutdown on Inauguration Day, Igniting Debate.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 11 Jan. 2017,
Hoby, Hermione. “Joyce Carol Oates: 'People Think I Write Quickly, but I Actually Don't'.”The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 9 Jan. 2016,
"Joyce Carol Oates." Newsmakers, Gale, 2000. Biography in Context Accessed 9 Dec. 2017.
Mathis, Ayana. “Joyce Carol Oates’s Novel Plumbs the Depths of America’s Abortion War.”The New York Times, The New York Times, 16 Feb. 2017,
Munoz, Manuel. “Beyond The 'Blonde': A Look At Marilyn's Inner Life.” NPR, NPR, 23 Apr. 2012,
Shuman, Robert Baird. Great American Writers: Twentieth Century. Marshall Cavendish, 2002.
Staff, NPR. “Joyce Carol Oates' New Novel Begins With An Abortion Doctor's Murder.” NPR, NPR, 7 Feb. 2017,
Wegs, Joyce M. “‘Don't You Know Who I Am?": The Grotesque in Oates's ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?".” The Journal of Narrative Technique, vol. 5, no. 1, 1975, pp. 66–72. JSTOR, JSTOR,