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The Resource Let me tell you : new stories, essays, and other writings, Shirley Jackson ; edited by Laurence Jackson Hyman and Sarah Hyman DeWitt ; foreword by Ruth Franklin

Let me tell you : new stories, essays, and other writings, Shirley Jackson ; edited by Laurence Jackson Hyman and Sarah Hyman DeWitt ; foreword by Ruth Franklin

Label
Let me tell you : new stories, essays, and other writings
Title
Let me tell you
Title remainder
new stories, essays, and other writings
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Jackson ; edited by Laurence Jackson Hyman and Sarah Hyman DeWitt ; foreword by Ruth Franklin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As we approach the centenary of [Jackson's] birth comes this astonishing compilation of fifty-six pieces--more than forty of which have never been published before. Two of Jackson's children co-edited this volume, culling through the vast archives of their mothers paper's at the Library of Congress, selecting only the very best for inclusion"--Dust jacket flap
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1919-1965
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Jackson, Shirley
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
mixed forms
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  • Hyman, Laurence Jackson
  • DeWitt, Sarah Hyman
  • Franklin, Ruth
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  • Jackson, Shirley
  • American essays
Target audience
adult
Label
Let me tell you : new stories, essays, and other writings, Shirley Jackson ; edited by Laurence Jackson Hyman and Sarah Hyman DeWitt ; foreword by Ruth Franklin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
  • I cannot sing the old songs
  • The new maid
  • French is the mark of a lady
  • Gaudeamus igitur
  • The lie
  • She says the damnedest things
  • Remembrance of things past
  • Let me tell you
  • Bulletin
  • Family treasures
  • Foreword : "I think I know her " /
  • Showdown
  • The trouble with my husband
  • Six A.M. is the hour
  • Root of evil
  • The bridge game
  • The man in the woods
  • I would rather write than do anything else: essays and reviews.
  • Autobiographical musings
  • A garland of garlands
  • Hex me, daddy, eight to the bar
  • Sudden and unusual things have happened: unpublished and uncollected short fiction.
  • Clowns
  • A vroom for Dr. Seuss
  • Notes on an unfashionable novelist
  • Private showing
  • Good old house
  • The play's the thing
  • The ghosts of Loiret
  • "Well?"
  • When this war is over: early short stories.
  • The sorcerer's apprentice
  • Paranoia
  • Period piece
  • 4-F party
  • The paradise
  • Homecoming
  • Daughter, come home
  • As high as the sky
  • Murder on Miss Lederer's birthday
  • Somehow things haven't turned out quite the way we expected: humor and family.
  • Here I am, washing dishes again
  • In praise of dinner table silence
  • Still life with teapot and students
  • Questions I wish I'd never asked
  • Mother, honestly!
  • How to enjoy a family quarrel
  • The pleasures and perils of dining out with children
  • Out of the mouths of babes
  • The real me
  • On girls of thirteen
  • What I want to know is, what do other people cook with?
  • I'd like to see you get out of that sentence: lectures about the craft of writing.
  • About the end of the world
  • The Arabian nights
  • Memory and delusion
  • On fans and fan mail
  • How I write
  • Garlic in fiction --
  • Mrs. Spencer and the Oberons
  • It isn't the money I mind
  • Company for dinner
Control code
42430422
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 416 pages
Isbn
9780812997668
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 42430422
  • (Sirsi) 42430422
Label
Let me tell you : new stories, essays, and other writings, Shirley Jackson ; edited by Laurence Jackson Hyman and Sarah Hyman DeWitt ; foreword by Ruth Franklin
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
  • I cannot sing the old songs
  • The new maid
  • French is the mark of a lady
  • Gaudeamus igitur
  • The lie
  • She says the damnedest things
  • Remembrance of things past
  • Let me tell you
  • Bulletin
  • Family treasures
  • Foreword : "I think I know her " /
  • Showdown
  • The trouble with my husband
  • Six A.M. is the hour
  • Root of evil
  • The bridge game
  • The man in the woods
  • I would rather write than do anything else: essays and reviews.
  • Autobiographical musings
  • A garland of garlands
  • Hex me, daddy, eight to the bar
  • Sudden and unusual things have happened: unpublished and uncollected short fiction.
  • Clowns
  • A vroom for Dr. Seuss
  • Notes on an unfashionable novelist
  • Private showing
  • Good old house
  • The play's the thing
  • The ghosts of Loiret
  • "Well?"
  • When this war is over: early short stories.
  • The sorcerer's apprentice
  • Paranoia
  • Period piece
  • 4-F party
  • The paradise
  • Homecoming
  • Daughter, come home
  • As high as the sky
  • Murder on Miss Lederer's birthday
  • Somehow things haven't turned out quite the way we expected: humor and family.
  • Here I am, washing dishes again
  • In praise of dinner table silence
  • Still life with teapot and students
  • Questions I wish I'd never asked
  • Mother, honestly!
  • How to enjoy a family quarrel
  • The pleasures and perils of dining out with children
  • Out of the mouths of babes
  • The real me
  • On girls of thirteen
  • What I want to know is, what do other people cook with?
  • I'd like to see you get out of that sentence: lectures about the craft of writing.
  • About the end of the world
  • The Arabian nights
  • Memory and delusion
  • On fans and fan mail
  • How I write
  • Garlic in fiction --
  • Mrs. Spencer and the Oberons
  • It isn't the money I mind
  • Company for dinner
Control code
42430422
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 416 pages
Isbn
9780812997668
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 42430422
  • (Sirsi) 42430422

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