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作者 Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author
書名 Essays. Selections
Soul at the white heat : inspiration, obsession, and the writing life / Joyce Carol Oates
出版項 New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
國際標準書號 9780062564504
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館2F西文書區  814.54 Oa8so 2016    在架上  -  30500101525718
版本 First edition
說明 x, 390 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Critical and personal essays
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)
A collection of critical and personal essays on writing, obsession, and inspiration allows the author to play literary detective while dissecting the work of other authors and herself
主題 Authorship
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
American literature -- Criticism and interpretation
English literature -- Criticism and interpretation
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