The Resource Beautiful days : stories, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

Beautiful days : stories, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

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Beautiful days : stories
Title
Beautiful days
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning "Undocumented Alien"</strong> The diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Carol Oates explore the most secret, intimate, and unacknowledged interior lives of characters not unlike ourselves, who assert their independence in acts of bold and often irrevocable defiance. "Fleuve Bleu" exemplifies the rich sensuousness of Oates's prose as lovers married to other persons vow to establish, in their intimacy, a ruthlessly honest, truth-telling authenticity missing elsewhere in their complicated lives, with unexpected results. In "Big Burnt," set on lushly rendered Lake George, in the Adirondacks, a cunningly manipulative university professor exploits a too-trusting woman in a way she could never have anticipated. "The Nice Girl" depicts a young woman who has been, through her life, infuriatingly "nice," until she is forced to come to terms with the raw desperation of her deepest self. In a more experimental but no less intimate mode, "Les beaux jours" examines the ambiguities of an intensely erotic, exploitative relationship between a "master" artist and his adoring young female model. And the tragic "Undocumented Alien" depicts a young African student enrolled in an American university who is suddenly stripped of his student visa and forced to undergo a terrifying test of courage. In these stories, as elsewhere in her fiction, Joyce Carol Oates exhibits her fascination with the social, psychological, and moral boundaries that govern our behavior--until the hour when they do not"--
  • "A new collection of stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, mysterious and surreal, and perfectly pitched for the confusion of the current political landscape"--
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Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
  • Brodart
  • Brodart
LC call number
PS3565.A8
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Beautiful days : stories, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
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Beautiful days : stories, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
Contents
  • Undocumented alien
  • Donald Barthelme saved from oblivion
  • The Memorial Field at Hazard, Minnesota
  • Fleuve bleu
  • Big burnt
  • Owl eyes
  • Except you bless me
  • The quiet car
  • The bereaved
  • Les beaux jours
  • Fractual
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780062795809
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
pf1ua89
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB
  • Requires 3M Cloud Library (file size: 608.0 KB)

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