Joyce Carol Oates

(1938- )

Internet Resources

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General Studies


ARAUJO, Susana. "The Gothic-Grotesque of Haunted: Joyce Carol Oates's Tales of Abjection." The Abject of Desire: The Aesthetization of the Unaesthetic in Contemporary Literature and Culture, ed. Monika Mueller. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007. 89-105. [GGIV: 0000]
BLOOM, Kathleen Burke. “The Grotesque in the Fiction of Joyce Carol Oates.” Dissertation Abstracts International 40 (1979): 2059A (Loyola University of Chicago). [GGI: 1808].
CHELL, Cara. “Un-Tricking the Eye: Joyce Carol Oates and the Feminine Ghost Story.” Arizona Quarterly 41 (1985): 5-23. [GGII: 1101].
COALE, Samuel Chase. “Joyce Carol Oates: Contending Spirits.” Hawthorne’s Shadow: American Romance from Melville to Mailer. Ed. Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 1987. 119-36. [GGIII: 4299]
COLOGNE-BROOKS, Gavin. Dark Eyes on America: The Novels of Joyce Carol Oates. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005. [GGIV: 0000]
COUZENS, Gary. “OATES, Joyce Carol.” St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost, and Gothic Writers, ed. David Pringle. Detroit: St. James Press/Gale, 1998. 435-38. [GGIII: 4301]
CREIGHTON, Joanne. Joyce Carol Oates: Novels of the Middle Years. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1993. [GGII: 1102].
CRUISE, James. “‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ and Cold War Hermeneutics.” The Journal of the South Central Modern Language Association 22 (2005): 95-109.
DALY, Brenda. Lavish Self-Divisions: The Novels of Joyce Carol Oates. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1996. [GGIII: 4303]
DICKINSON, Donald C. “Joyce Carol Oates: A Bibliographical Checklist.” American Book Collector 2.6 (1981): 26-39. [GGI: 1809].
EGAN, James. “‘Romance of a Darksome Type’: Versions of the Fantastic in the Novels of Joyce Carol Oates.” Studies in Weird Fiction 7 (1990): 12-21. [GGII: 1103].
FORD, Susan Allen. “Joyce Carol Oates.” Gothic Writers: A Critical and Bibliographical Guide, eds. Douglass H. Thomson, Jack G. Voller, and Frederick S. Frank. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. 303-14. [GGIII: 4306]
GOODMAN, Charlotte. “Women and Madness in the Fiction of Joyce Carol Oates.” Women and Literature 5:2 (1977): 17-28. [GGIII: 4307]
HODGE, Marion Cecil Jr. “What Moment Is Not Terrible? An Introduction to the Works of Joyce Carol Oates.” Dissertation Abstracts International 35 (1975): 5407A (University of Tennessee). [GGI: 1810].
HOEVELER, Diane Long. “Postgothic Fiction: Joyce Carol Oates Turns the Screw on Henry James.” Studies in Short Fiction 35 (1998): 355-71. [GGIII: 4309]
JEANOTTE, M. Sharon. “The Horror Within: The Short Stories of Joyce Carol Oates.” Sphinx: A Magazine of Literature and Society 2.4 (1977): 25-36. [GGI: 1811].
JOHNSON, Greg. “The Power of Allusion, The Uses of Gothic: Experiments in Form and Genre.” Joyce Carol Oates: A Study of the Short Fiction. New York: Twayne, 1994. 68-93. [GGIII: 4311]
LEHMANN, Patricia. Die Wirkung von Gothic Elements in Solstice von Joyce Carol Oates. Salford: European Studies Research Institute, University of Salford; Working papers in literary and cultural studies no. 10, 1994. [GGIII: 4312]
LERCANGÉE, Francine. Joyce Carol Oates: An Annotated Bibliography, preface and annotations Bruce F. Michelson. New York: Garland Publishing, 1986. [GGIII: 4313]
MANSKE, Eva. “The Nightmare of Reality: Gothic Fantasies and Psychological Realism in the Fiction of Joyce Carol Oates.” Neo-Realism in Contemporary American Fiction. Ed. Kristiaan Versluys. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1992. 131-143. [GGII: 1104].
MCCORMICK, Lucienne P. “A Bibliography of Works by and About Joyce Carol Oates.” American Literature 43 (1971): 124-132. [GGI: 1812].
NADAL, Marita. “Variations on the Grotesque: From Poe's ‘The Black Cat’ to Oates’s ‘The White Cat’.” Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Cultures 57.3 (2004): 455-71.
PINSKER, Sanford. “Isaac Bashevis Singer and Joyce Carol Oates: Some Versions of Gothic.” Southern Review 9 (1973): 895-908. [GGI: 1813].
SCHILLING, Timothy P. “The Shape of Our Despair: The Fiction of Joyce Carol Oates.” Commonweal 132 (2005): 21-23.
SCHNABEL, William. “American Grotesque Tales by Joyce Carol Oates.” Les Cahiers du Gerf 24 (2002): 381-97.
SHEPHERD, Allen G. III. “Faulknerian Antecedents to Joyce Carol Oates’s Mysteries of Winterthurn.” Notes on Contemporary Fiction 17.5 (1987): 8-10. [GGII: 1105].
SHOWALTER, Elaine. “Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘The Dead’ and Feminist Criticism.” Joyce Carol Oates: A Study of the Short Fiction, ed. Greg Johnson. New York: Twayne, 1994. 167-70. [GGIII: 4318]
STENGEL, Wayne. “The Feminine Consciousness as Nightmare in the Short-Short Stories of Joyce Carol Oates.” The Postmodern Short Story: Forms and Issues (2003): 86-93.
SUTTON, Brian. “An Unconsciousness: The Influence of Flannery O'Connor's Novels on Joyce Carol Oates's 'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been'.” Flannery O'Connor Review 4 (2006): 54-68.
TROMBLE, Tanya. "Joyce Carol Oates's Bellefleur: An Exercise in Revitalizing Literary Inheritance." Ed. St├ęphanie Durrans.Cambridge Scholars, 2014. 137-151. 
TROMBLE, Tanya. "Variations on the Body Snatcher: The New Gothic Visions of Patrick McGrath and Joyce Carol Oates." Eds. Jocelyn Dupont and Patrick McGrath.Cambridge Scholars, 2012. 21-35. 
TRUFFIN, Sherry R. Schoolhouse Gothic: Haunted Hallways and Predatory Pedagogues in Late Twentieth-Century American Literature and Scholarship. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars, 2008.
UNSIGNED. “Gothic City.” Newsweek (September 29, 1969): 119-122. [GGII: 1106].
WALLER, G.F. Dreaming America : Obsession and Transcendence in the Fiction of Joyce Carol Oates. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979. [GGIII: 4320]
WEINBERGER, G. J. “Who Is Arnold Friend? The Other Self in Joyce Carol Oates’ ‘where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’” American Imago: A Psychoanalytic Journal for Culture, Science, and the Arts 45 (1988): 205-215. [GGII: 1107].
WILLS, Deborah. "Fatal Attractions: 'Snuff Fiction' and the Homicidal Romance." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 47.2 (2014): 67-83.