Shirley Jackson : a rather haunted life / Ruth Franklin.
"Still known to millions only as the author of the "The Lottery," Shirley Jackson (1916-1965) remains curiously absent from the American literary canon. A genius of literary suspense, Jackson plumbed the cultural anxiety of postwar America better than anyone. Now, biographer Ruth Fran...
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Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company,
- Introduction: a secret history
- Foundations: California, 1916-1933
- The demon in the mind: Rochester, 1933-1937
- Intentions charged with power: Brooklyn, 1919-1937
- S & S: Syracuse, 1937-1940
- The mad bohemians: New York, New Hampshire, Syracuse, 1940-1942
- Garlic in fiction: New York, 1942-1945
- Sidestreet, U.S.A.: Bennington, The road through the wall, 1945-1948
- A classic in some category: "The Lottery," 1948
- Notes on a modern book of witchcraft: The Lottery: or, The Adventures of James Harris, 1948-1949
- The Lovely House: Westport, Hangsaman, 1950-1951
- Cabbages and Savages: Bennington, Life Among the Savages, 1951-1953
- Dr. Write: The Bird's Nest, 1953-1954
- Domestic disturbances: Raising Demons, 1954-1957
- What is this world?: The Sundial, 1957-1958
- The heart of the house: The Haunting of Hill House, 1958-1959
- Steady against the world: We Have Always Lived in the Castle, 1960-1962
- Writing is the way out: 1962-1964
- Last words: Come Along with Me, 1964-1965.