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The Resource Novels and stories : the lottery, the haunting of Hill House, We have always lived in the castle, other stories and sketches, Shirley Jackson

Novels and stories : the lottery, the haunting of Hill House, We have always lived in the castle, other stories and sketches, Shirley Jackson

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Novels and stories : the lottery, the haunting of Hill House, We have always lived in the castle, other stories and sketches
Title
Novels and stories
Title remainder
the lottery, the haunting of Hill House, We have always lived in the castle, other stories and sketches
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Jackson
Title variation
Novels & stories
Creator
Contributor
Compiler
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In just two decades--she died in 1965, at the age of 48--Shirley Jackson created a weird and distinctive world of fiction, one in which a grinning death's head lies just behind the smiling mask of so-called everyday life. She first displayed her genius for conjuring daylight demons in The Lottery, the classic collection whose world-famous title story is an allegory of bloodlust and blind obedience to tradition. She perfected it in two great Gothic novels: The Haunting of Hill House, the tale of an achingly empathetic young woman chosen by a haunted house to be its new tenant, and We Have Always Lived in the castle, the unrepentant confessions of Miss Merricat Blackwood, a cunning adolescent who has gone to quite unusual lengths to preserve her ideal of family happiness. All three books are here, together with 21 other stories and sketchest--two of them previously uncollected--that present the author in all her many modes: unrivalled mistress of the macabre, groundbreaking domestic humorist, and subtle social satirist."--Jacket
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BTCTA
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1916-1965
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Jackson, Shirley
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1938-
  • 1916-1965
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  • Oates, Joyce Carol
  • Jackson, Shirley
Series statement
The Library of America
Series volume
204
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  • American fiction
  • Short stories, American
  • American fiction
  • Short stories, American
Label
Novels and stories : the lottery, the haunting of Hill House, We have always lived in the castle, other stories and sketches, Shirley Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Contents selected by Joyce Carol Oates
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • It isn't the money I mind
  • The third baby's the easiest
  • The summer people
  • Island
  • The night we all had grippe
  • A visit; or, The lovely house
  • This is the life; or, Journey with a lady
  • One ordinary day, with peanuts
  • Louisa, please come home
  • The little house
  • The lottery; or, The adventures of James Harris
  • The bus
  • The possibility of evil
  • Unpublished:
  • Portrait
  • The mouse
  • I know who I love
  • The beautiful stranger
  • The rock
  • The honeymoon of Mrs. Smith
  • Biography of a story
  • The haunting of Hill House
  • We have always lived in the castle
  • Other stories and sketches:
  • Uncollected:
  • Janice
  • A cauliflower in her hair
  • Behold the child among his newborn blisses
Control code
ocn489014429
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 827 pages
Isbn
9781598530728
Lccn
2009943938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)489014429
Label
Novels and stories : the lottery, the haunting of Hill House, We have always lived in the castle, other stories and sketches, Shirley Jackson
Publication
Note
Contents selected by Joyce Carol Oates
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • It isn't the money I mind
  • The third baby's the easiest
  • The summer people
  • Island
  • The night we all had grippe
  • A visit; or, The lovely house
  • This is the life; or, Journey with a lady
  • One ordinary day, with peanuts
  • Louisa, please come home
  • The little house
  • The lottery; or, The adventures of James Harris
  • The bus
  • The possibility of evil
  • Unpublished:
  • Portrait
  • The mouse
  • I know who I love
  • The beautiful stranger
  • The rock
  • The honeymoon of Mrs. Smith
  • Biography of a story
  • The haunting of Hill House
  • We have always lived in the castle
  • Other stories and sketches:
  • Uncollected:
  • Janice
  • A cauliflower in her hair
  • Behold the child among his newborn blisses
Control code
ocn489014429
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 827 pages
Isbn
9781598530728
Lccn
2009943938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)489014429

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