Q: How do I find the books and articles listed below?
A: Check your local library, and ask a librarian; they often have access to full-text online articles that you can’t get for free on the web.


Books

Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Edited and with an Introduction by Elaine Showalter
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1994


A Source for the Story

Moser, Don
“The Pied Piper of Tucson: He Cruised in a Golden Car, Looking for the Action”
Life
(March 4, 1966): 19-24, 80-90


Articles

Mayberry, Susan Neal.
“‘Everything about Her Had Two Sides to It’: The Foreigner’s Home in Toni Morrison’s Paradise.”
African American Review
42.3-4 (2008): 565-578.

Theriot, Michele D.
The Eternal Present in Joyce Carol Oates’s “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”
Journal of the Short Story in English
48 (Spring 2007)

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.

Cruise, James.
“‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ and Cold War Hermeneutics.” 
South Central Review: The Journal of the South Central Modern Language Association
22.2 (2005): 95-109.

Martha E. Widmayer
Death and the Maiden in Joyce Carol Oates’s “Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?”
Journal of the Short Story in English
42 (Spring 2004)

Wilson,-Jordan, Jacqueline
“Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ As an Initiation Story”
Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction
3, ii (Spring 2003): 47-58

Cioe, Paul
“‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ and the Fantasies of the Unconscious”
Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction
3, ii (Spring 2003): 92-97

Barendse, Nancy.
“Connie Turns Fifty: ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ as Postmodern Experience.”
Postscript: Publication of the Philological Association of the Carolinas 20 (2003): 24-30.

Ellis, Anthony.
“Joyce Carol Oates’ ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’: The Identity of Ellie Oscar, Reconsidered.”
Short Story
10.2 (2002): 55-61.

Symington, Rodney
“Response to Alan Latta, ‘Spinell and Connie: Joyce Carol Oates Re-Imagining Thomas Mann?’”
Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate
11, i (2001-2002): 116-125

Davis, Christian R.
“Where Are We Going, Where Have We Been? The Temporality of Spirituality in Satanic Temptation Narratives”
Christian Scholar’s Review
29, iii (Spring 2000): 455-469

Hagarty, Monika.
“Violent Loss of Innocence in Joyce Carol Oates’s Short Stoies ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ and ‘The Man That Turned into a Statue'”
Reflections on Ethical Values in Post(?) Modern American Literature. Ed. Teresa Pyzik and Paweł Jędrzejko. Katowice, Poland: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego, 2000. 139-51.

Slimp, Stephen
“Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Explicator
57, iii (Spring 1999): 179-181

Hurley, C. Harold
“The Influence of Fannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood on Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’”
Religious Humanism
33, i/ii (Winter 1999): 68-80

Kozikowski, Stan
“The Wishes and Dreams Our Hearts Make in Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’”
Journal of the Short Story in English
33 (Autumn, 1999): 89-103

Latta, Alan D.
“Spinell and Connie: Joyce Carol Oates Re-Imagining Thomas Mann?”
Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate
9, iii (1999-2000): 316-329

Mezo, Richard E.
“Opening the Door to Understanding Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Short Stories in the Classroom. Ed. Carole L. Hamilton and Peter Kratzke. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1999. 185-90.

Kozikowski, Stanley
“Successfully Merchandising Hamburgers: The Eschatological Vision of Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’”
Notes on Contemporary Literature
27, iii (May 1997): 6-7

Moss, Joyce, and George Wilson.
“Overview: ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Literature and Its TimesProfiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them. Vol. 4: World War II to the Affluent Fifties (1940-1950s).
Detroit: Gale, 1997

Daly, Brenda
“Sexual Politics in Two Collections of Joyce Carol Oates’s Short Fiction”
Studies in Short Fiction
32.1 (Winter 1995) 83-93.

Gentry, Marshall Bruce
“O’Connor’s Legacy in Stories by Joyce Carol Oates and Paula Sharp.”
The Flannery O’Connor Bulletin
23 (1994-1995): 44-60.

Johnson, Greg
“Early Feminism”
Joyce Carol Oates: A Study of the Short Fiction. Ed. Greg Johnson.
New York: Twayne, 1994. 41-42.

Nancy Bishop Dessommes
“O’Connor’s Mrs. May and Oates’s Connie: An Unlikely Pair of Religious Initiates”
Studies in Short Fiction
31, iii (Summer 1994): 433-440

Wagner-Martin, Linda
“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”
Reference Guide to Short Fiction. Noelle Watson, ed.
Detroit: St. James Press, 1994, pp. 967-968

Hurley, D. F.
“Impure Realism: Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Studies in Short Fiction
28, iii (Summer 1991): 371-375

Piwinski, David J.
“Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Explicator
49, iii (Spring 1991): 195-196

Easterly, Joan
“The Shadow of the Satyr in Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Studies in Short Fiction
27, iv (Fall 1990): 537-543

Coulthard, A. R.
“Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ as Pure Realism”
Studies in Short Fiction
26, iv (Fall 1989): 505-510

Weinberger, G. J.
“Who is Arnold Friend? The Other Self in Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
American Imago
45, ii (Summer 1988): 205-215

Hall Petry, Alice
“Who is Ellie? Oates’ ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Studies in Short Fiction
25, ii (Spring 1988): 155-157

Hurley, C. Harold
“Cracking the Secret Code in Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Studies in Short Fiction
24, i (Winter 1987): 62-66

Gratz, David K.
“Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Explicator
45, iii (Spring 1987): p55-56

Johnson, Greg
“The Short Stories (I) : The Wheel of Love”
Understanding Joyce Carol Oates
Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1987, p92-116

Robson, Mark B.
“Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ Arnold Friend as Devil, Dylan, and Levite”
Publications of the Mississippi Philological Association
(1985): 98-105

Tierce, Mike and Crafton, John Michael
“Connie’s Tambourine Man: A New Reading of Arnold Friend”
Studies in Short Fiction
22, ii (Spring 1985): 219-224

Rubin, Larry
“Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Explicator
42, iv (Summer 1984): 57-59

Healey, James
“Pop Music and Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Notes on Modern American Literature
7, i (Spring-Summer 1983): item 5

Robson, Mark
“Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Explicator
40, iv (Summer 1982): 59-60

Marsden Gillis, Christina
“‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’: Seduction, Space, and a Fictional Mode”
Studies in Short Fiction
18, i (Winter 1981): 65-70

Quirk, Tom
“A Source for ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Studies in Short Fiction
18, iv (Fall 1981): 413-420

Harty, Kevin J.
“Archetype and Popular Lyric in Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Pennsylvania English
8, i (1980-81): 26-28

Schultz, Gretchen and Rockwood, R.J.R.
“In Fairyland, without a Map: Connie’s Exploration Inward in Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Literature and Psychology
30, iii-iv (1980): 155-167

Winslow, Joan D.
“The Stranger Within: Two Stories by Oates and Hawthorne”
Studies in Short Fiction
17, iii (Summer 1980): 262-268

Creighton, Joanne V.
“Joyce Carol Oates’s Craftmanship in The Wheel of Love”
Studies in Short Fiction

15.4 (Fall 1978): 375-384

Mitchell Oleson Urbanski, Marie
“Existential Allegory: Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Studies in Short Fiction
15, ii (Spring 1978): 200-203

Wegs, Joyce M.
“‘Don’t You Know Who I Am?’: The Grotesque in Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'”
Journal of Narrative Technique
5, i (January 1975): 66-72

Sullivan, Walter
“Where Have All the Flowers Gone?: The Short Story in Search of Itself”
Sewanee Review
78, iii (Summer 1970): 535-537


The Movie: Smooth Talk

Dickinson, Peter
“Riding in Cars with Boys: Reconsidering Smooth Talk”
Literature-Film Quarterly
36.3 (July 2008)

Summer, Rebecca
“Smoothing Out the Rough Spots: The Film Adaptation of ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’”
Vision/Revision: Adapting Contemporary American Fiction by Women to Film. Barbara Tepa Lupack, ed.
Bowling Green, OH: Popular, 1996, pp. 85-100

Daly, Brenda O.
“An Unfilmable Conclusion: Joyce Carol Oates at the Movies”
Journal of Popular Culture
23, iii (Winter 1989): 101-114

Oates, Joyce Carol
“‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’ and Smooth Talk: Short Story into Film”
(Woman) Writer : Occasions and Opportunities
New York: Dutton, 1988, pp. 316-321

Rich, B. Ruby
“Good Girls, Bad Girls”
Village Voice
(April 15, 1986): 69


Image: Death and the Maiden by Egon Schiele


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