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Jack of Spades
Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies 0

Eric K. Anderson reviews Jack of Spades

Joyce Carol Oates has considered the issues of authorship and identity at length in both her fiction and nonfiction.

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My Sister, My Love is John Barth with Heart

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler of The Huffington Post offer a perceptive and entertaining review of Joyce Carol Oates’s My Sister, My Love: “Oates’ intentions are signaled with a quotation that precedes the book. In ‘Aesthetics of Composition’ (1846), we learn, E. A. Pym opined that ‘the death of a beautiful child is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.’ […]