Haunted: tales of the grotesque

Front Cover
Plume, 1995 - Fiction - 310 pages
53 Reviews
One of American's foremost authors ventures into dark, uncharted territories of the human psyche in a collection of stories that rival the work of Edgar Allan Poe. Oates is the 1994 recipient of the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement given by the Horror Writers of America.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
13
4 stars
18
3 stars
14
2 stars
6
1 star
2

Review: Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Engrossing, and quietly disturbing. Amazing writing! Read full review

Review: Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque

User Review  - Jenn - Goodreads

I am a fan of 'dark' reads, so I enjoyed this well enough. I liked a lot of the early stories better than the late ones, but there were quite a few throughout that made me shiver in some way. Still ... Read full review

Related books

Contents

Haunted
3
The Doll
26
The Bingo Master
49
Copyright

13 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

References from web pages

Joyce Carol Oates - Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque
Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque. by Joyce Carol Oates. New York: Dutton, 1994. 310 pages. Dust Jacket Blurb. Novelist, poet, dramatist and author of many of ...
www.usfca.edu/ ~southerr/ works/ stories/ haunted.html

Unpleasant Dreams
This episode came to mind after I read "Thanksgiving," a short story from Joyce Carol Oates's latest collection, "Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque," in which ...
www.nytimes.com/ books/ 98/ 07/ 05/ specials/ oates-haunted.html

Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque, by Joyce Carol Oates
Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque, by Joyce Carol Oates. Dutton, New York, 1994. ISBN: 0-525-93655-6. Fiction Contents. Oates, Joyce Carol, . ...
www.hycyber.com/ HF/ haunted_oates.html

Joyce Carol Oates (1938)
In Oates, Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque. 1994. New York: Penguin-Plume, 1995. 49-71.*. - - -. "You." In Oates, The Wheel of Love and Other Stories. ...
www.unizar.es/ departamentos/ filologia_inglesa/ garciala/ bibliography/ Authors.Schools/ Authors/ English.Authors/ O.Englis...

Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque by Joyce Carrol Oates I remember ...
Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque by Joyce Carrol Oates. I remember hearing about Oates' horror stories one night driving down a perilously twisted mountain ...
www.justeve.com/ reviews.html

Joyce Carol Oates Biography
1994 : Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque 1993 : Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?: Selected Early Stories 1992 : Where Is Here?: Stories ...
www.biographybase.com/ biography/ Oates_Joyce_Carol.html

Oates, Joyce Carol (1938 -) | Introduction: Gothic Literature
Like these lengthier works, many of her subsequent shorter fiction, such as the stories of Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque, also rely on elements of Gothic ...
www.enotes.com/ gothic-literature/ oates-joyce-carol

Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque by Joyce Carol Oates
Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque - book cover, description, where to purchase, release history.
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/ o/ joyce-carol-oates/ haunted.htm

blogwonks Blog Archive Joyce Carol Oates?s hauntingly ...
A short story featured in Joyce Carol Oates?s collected Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque, Thanksgiving focuses on a 13-year-old girl who lives in a rural ...
blogwonks.com/ 2007/ 11/ 21/ joyce-carol-oates%E2%80%99s-hauntingly-grotesque-yet-ultimately-optimistic-thanksgiving/

Postgothic fiction: Joyce Carol Oates turns the screw on Henry ...
These are the starting points for Joyce Carol Oates's second rewrite of the story, collected in her Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque (1995). ...
findarticles.com/ p/ articles/ mi_m2455/ is_4_35/ ai_91040890/ pg_2

About the author (1995)

Joyce Carol Oates was born in 1938 in Upstate, New York. She attended Syracuse University and graduated as Valedictorian. She then attended University of Wisconsin where she earned an M. A. By the time she was 47 years old, she had published at least that many separate books, including 16 full-length novels and more than a dozen collections of short stories. Some of her works were done under the pseudonym Rosamund Smith. She has also written numerous poems collected in several volumes, at least three plays, many critical essays, and articles and reviews on various subjects while fulfilling her obligations as a professor of English at the University of Windsor, where with her husband Raymond Smith she edited the Ontario Review, which the couple has continued since moving to Princeton in 1978. She has earned a reputation as indubitably one of our most prolific writers and very likely one of our best. Her fiction alone demonstrates considerable variety, ranging from direct naturalism to complex experiments in form. However, what chiefly makes her work her own is a quality of psychological realism, an uncanny ability to bring to the surface an underlying sense of foreboding or a threat of violence that seems to lurk just around the corner from the everyday domestic lives she depicts so realistically. Her first six novels, including Them (1969), which won the National Book Award, express these qualities in varying ways. she is also the recipient of an NEA grant, a Guggenheim fellowship, the PEN/Malamud Lifetime Achievement Award, and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Lifetime Achievement in American Literature. She resides in New Jersey.

Bibliographic information