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Shirley Jackson

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • History and criticism,
  • American Horror tales,
  • Women and literature,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lenemaja Friedman
    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ; TUSAS 253
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3519.A392 Z65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24765698M
    ISBN 100805704027
    LC Control Number74031244


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Her rigorous regime of daily writing paid off, with numerous stories accepted by The New Yorker and The New Republic, whilst her first novel, The Road.

When Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” was first published, in the Jissue of The New Yorker, it generated more mail than the magazine had ever received in response to a short.

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Ma at AM. The Haunting of Hill House. Chapter 1. Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Chapter 4. Chapter 5. Chapter 6. Chapter 7. Chapter 8. Chapter 9. PENGUIN CLASSICS. THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE SHIRLEY JACKSON was born in San Francisco in She first received wide critical acclaim for her short story “The Lottery,” which was published in /4().

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“The Lottery” () is Shirley Jackson‘s best-known short story; it could be argued it’s her most famous classic — even more widely read than The Haunting of Hill House or We Have Always Lived in the Castle.

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