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We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Shirley Jackson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-01 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Shirley Jackson's masterpiece: the deliciously dark and funny story of Merricat, tomboy teenager, beloved sister - and possible lunatic. 'Her greatest book ... at once whimsical and harrowing, a miniaturist's charmingly detailed fantasy sketched inside a mausoleum ... Through depths and depths and bloodwarm depths we fall, until the surface
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Language: en
Pages: 78
Authors: Shirley Jackson
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1967-10 - Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

THE STORY: The home of the Blackwoods near a Vermont village is a lonely, ominous abode, and Constance, the young mistress of the place, can't go out of the house without being insulted and stoned by the villagers. They have also composed a nasty s
The Significance of Sibling Relationships in Literature
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: JoAnna Stephens Mink, Janet Doubler Ward
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Popular Press

This interdisciplinary collection of essays encompasses variations of the sibling paradigm—the single child, brothers and sisters, twins, and sisters and sisterhood. Literary siblings are the focus, but each discussion is placed within the parameters of cultural and social commentary. The essays bring together studies in the fields of social and
Shirley Jackson's American Gothic
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Darryl Hattenhauer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Best known for her short story "The Lottery" and her novel The Haunting of Hill House, Shirley Jackson produced a body of work that is more varied and complex than critics have realized. In fact, as Darryl Hattenhauer argues here, Jackson was one of the few writers to anticipate the
The Portrait of an Artist as a Pathographer: On Writing Illnesses and Illnesses in Writing
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Jayjit Sarkar, Jagannath Basu
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-09 - Publisher: Vernon Press

Focusing on the various intersections between illness and literature across time and space, The Portrait of an Artist as a Pathographer seeks to understand how ontological, phenomenological and epistemological experiences of illness have been dealt with and represented in literary writings and literary studies. In this volume, scholars from across