Dark Eyes on America
The Novels of Joyce Carol OatesUnknown - 2005
"A sound and engaging book that creates a balanced overview of Oates's career while tackling the question of her role in the wider community."--Modern Fiction StudiesJoyce Carol Oates is America's most extraordinary and prolific woman of letters. In Dark Eyes on America, Gavin Cologne-Brookes illuminates the vision of this remarkable master of her craft, finding evidence in her novels of an evolving consciousness that ultimately forgoes abstract introspection in favor of a more practical approach to art as a tool for understanding both personal and social challenges. With her clear-eyed percept.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2005.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 282 pages)
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