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Winter 1985

Winter 1985

Volume 61, Number 1

  • Joyce Carol Oates’s “Romance and Anti-Romance: From Bronte’s Jane Eyre to Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea”
  • Elissa S. Guralnick’s “Radio Drama: the Stage of the Mind”
  • Samuel Pickering’s “Man of Letters”
  • Anthony Storr’s “The Sanity of True Genius”
  • Stories by Joyce Carol Oates, Elissa S. Guralnick, Samuel Pickering, and Anthony Storr
  • Poetry by Rodney Jones, Pattiann Rogers, Peter Meinke, and David Huddle
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Winter 1985

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Spring finally came. Blackbirds, spraddle-legged on the grass, poked it for grubs, and the high-school track team, their bare legs, some hairy, all pumping hard, began to run through the town. Below the great bridge across the Hudson River, the fis [...]

Author Profiles

Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and has been nominat