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The Profane Art: Essays and Reviews (Signed First Edition)

Joyce Carol Oates

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ISBN 10: 0525241663 / ISBN 13: 9780525241669
Published by Dutton, 1983
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NEW YORK: Dutton (1983). First edition. First printing. Hardbound. Fine/Fine. A tiht clean copy (without marks or bruises or smells or any other defect). Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket cover (not clipped, of course). Shipped in well-padded box. Author has signed the book, no inscriptions, just the author's name directly on the title page. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Small OK stamp on lower edge. Rear flap gutter has small closed tear. A like new unread copy. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 04-2014-33

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Title: The Profane Art: Essays and Reviews (Signed ...

Publisher: Dutton

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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The Profane Art: Essays & Reviews
viii, 212 pp. A collection of essays and reviews by the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee. CONTENTS: Introduction; ESSAYS: Imaginary Cities: America; 'At Least I Have Made a Woman of Her': Images of Women in Yeats, Lawrence, Faulkner; The Magnanimity of Wuthering Heights; Charles Dodgson's Golden Hours; John Updike's American Comedies; Notes on Failure; REVIEWS: The Interior Castle: The Art of Jean Stafford's Short Fiction; Before God Was Love: The Short Stories of Paul Bowles; Colette's Purgatory; Geza Csath's Garden: The Contours of Surrealism; The 'Mysticism' of Simone Weil; Legendary Jung; Anne Sexton: Self-Portrait in Poetry and Letters; Sacred and Profane Iris Murdoch; Flannery O'Connor: A Self-Portrait in Letters; Notes to Essays. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: "Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1938) is an American author. Raised in rural, working-class New York, Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since published over fifty novels, as well as many volumes of short stories, poetry, and non-fiction. Her novel them (1969) won the National Book Award, and her novels Black Water (1992), What I Lived For (1994), and Blonde (2000) were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. With a reputation for prolificacy, Oates is one of the leading American novelists since the 1960s. As of 2008, Oates is the Roger S. Berlind '52 Professor in the Humanities with the Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University, where she has taught since 1978. Oates has also written under the pseudonyms 'Rosamond Smith' and 'Lauren Kelly.'"Keywords: LITERARY CRITICISM ESSAYS COLLECTION COLLECTED SHORT PIECES PULITZER PRIZE WINNER JOYCE CAROL OATES PROFANE ART SIGNED FIRST EDITION

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