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Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys and Blonde (a finalist for the National Book Award), and the New York Times bestsellers The Falls (winner of the 2005 Prix Femina) and The Gravedigger's Daughter.

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The Damnation of Theron Ware or Illumination
Written by Harold Frederic, Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | May 2002
$19.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-76035-8 (0-375-76035-0)

Published in 1896, The Damnation of Theron Ware or Illumination is a profound psychological portrait of the spiritual undoing of a guileless Methodist minister who is taken in by a rural townspeople’s various progressive ideas, from liberalism to bohemianism, only to be spurned by them for being too conventional. Described by... Read more






Women in Love
Written by D.H. Lawrence, Foreword by D.H. Lawrence, Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | January 2000
$10.95/15.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75488-3 (0-375-75488-1)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

With an Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
foreword by the author
Commentary by Carl van Doren, Rebecca West,
Aldous Huxley, and Henry Miller

It is . . . the world of the poets and the preponderance of the poet in [Lawrence]... Read more






The Lost Salt Gift of Blood
Written by Alistair MacLeod, Afterword by Joyce Carol Oates
New Canadian Library | Paperback | July 1989
$12.95/12.95(Canada) | 978-0-7710-9969-4 (0-7710-9969-X)

The stories of The Lost Salt Gift of Blood are remarkably simple – a family is drawn together by shared and separate losses, a child’s reality conflicts with his parents’ memories, a young man struggles to come to terms with the loss of his father.

Yet each piece of writing in this... Read more






Expensive People
Written by Joyce Carol Oates, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7654-0 (0-8129-7654-1)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. In Expensive People, Oates takes a provocative and suspenseful look at the roiling secrets of America’s affluent suburbs. Set in the late 1960s, this first-person confession is narrated by... Read more






A Garden of Earthly Delights
Written by Joyce Carol Oates, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2003
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6834-7 (0-8129-6834-4)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. In A Garden of Earthly Delights, Oates presents one of her most memorable heroines, Clara Walpole, the beautiful daughter of Kentucky-born migrant farmworkers. Desperate to rise above her haphazard... Read more






them
Written by Joyce Carol Oates, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-48440-6 (0-345-48440-1)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. As powerful and relevant today as it on its initial publication, them chronicles the tumultuous lives of a family living on the edge of ruin in the Detroit slums... Read more






Wonderland
Written by Joyce Carol Oates, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7655-7 (0-8129-7655-X)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. Spanning from the Great Depression to the turbulent Vietnam War era, Wonderland is the epic account of Jesse Vogel, a boy who emerged from a family tragedy with his... Read more





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