Her Art Laid Bare: Provisional Notes about Joyce Carol Oates
Kellman, Steven G., Michigan Quarterly Review
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After Willie Masters' Lonesome Wife came out in 1971, it took William Gass twenty-four years to produce his next novel, The Tunnel. During that same period, 1971-95, Joyce Carol Oates, who has dismissed Gass's prose as "frankly gaseous," published twenty-five novels-in addition to eighteen short story compilations, three collections of novellas, five volumes …
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Publication information: Article title: Her Art Laid Bare: Provisional Notes about Joyce Carol Oates. Contributors: Kellman, Steven G. - Author. Journal title: Michigan Quarterly Review. Volume: 38. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 1999. Page number: 487+. © University of Michigan Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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