Shirley Jackson: Essays on the Literary Legacy


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Shirley Jackson was one of America's most prominent female writers of the 1950s. Between 1948 and 1965 she published six novels, one best-selling story collection, two popular volumes of her family chronicles and many stories, which ranged from fairly conventional tales for the women's magazine market to the ambiguous, allusive, delicately sinister and more obviously literary stories that were closest to Jackson's heart and destined to end up in the more highbrow end of the market. Most critical discussions of Jackson tend ...

Shirley Jackson: Essays on the Literary Legacy 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786423125

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