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The accursed, Joyce Carol Oates

Label
The accursed
Title
The accursed
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In early 20th century Princeton, New Jersey, a powerful curse, which besets the wealthiest of families, causes the disappearance of a young bride, and when her brother sets out to find her, he crosses paths with the town's most formidable people, including Woodrow Wilson, Grover Cleveland and Upton Sinclair
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3565.A8
LC item number
A64 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilson, Woodrow
  • Sinclair, Upton
  • Blessing and cursing
  • Lynching
  • Demonology
  • Paranormal fiction
  • Blessing and cursing
  • Demonology
  • Lynching
  • Paranormal fiction
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • Princeton (N.J.)
  • New Jersey
Label
The accursed, Joyce Carol Oates
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1312/2012532433-b.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 669)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Prologue -- pt. 1. Demon bridegroom -- Ash Wednesday eve, 1905 -- Postscript: "Ash Wednesday eve, 1905" -- Narcissus -- The spectral daughter -- Angel trumpet; or, "Mr. Mayte of Virginia "-- Author's Note: Princeton snobbery -- The unspeakable I -- The burning girl -- Author's Note: The historian's confession -- The spectral wife -- The demon bridegroom -- pt. 2. The curse incarnate -- The duel -- Postscript: The historian's dilemma -- The unspeakable II -- The cruel husband -- The search cont'd -- October 1905 -- "God's creation as viewed from the evolutionary hypothesis" -- The phantom lovers -- The turquoise-marbled book -- The bog kingdom -- Postscript: Archaeopteryx -- The curse incarnate -- pt. 3. "The brain, within its groove ..." -- "Voices" -- Bluestocking temptress -- The glass owl -- "Ratiocination our salvation" -- The ochre-runnered sleigh -- "Snake frenzy" -- Postscript: Nature's burden -- "Defeat at Charleston" -- "My precious darling ..." -- "A narrow fellow in the grass ..." -- Dr. Schuyler Skaats Wheeler's novelty machine -- Quatre face -- "Angel trumpet" elucidated -- "Armageddon" -- pt. 4. The curse exorcised -- Cold spring -- 21 May 1906 -- Lieutenant Bayard by night -- Postscript: On the matter of the "unspeakable" at Princeton -- "Here dwells happiness" -- The nordic soul -- Terra incognita I -- Terra incognita II -- The wheatsheaf enigma I -- The wheatsheaf enigma II -- "Sole living heir of nothingness" -- The temptation of Woodrow Wilson -- Postscript: "The second battle of Princeton" -- Dr. De Sweinitz's prescription -- The curse exorcised -- A game of draughts -- The death of Winslow Slade -- "Revolution is the hour of laughter" -- The Crosswicks miracle -- Epilogue: The covenant
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
669 pages
Isbn
9780062234353
Lccn
2012532433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • ocn823522606
  • (OCoLC)823522606
Label
The accursed, Joyce Carol Oates
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1312/2012532433-b.html
Publication
Note
Map on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 669)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Prologue -- pt. 1. Demon bridegroom -- Ash Wednesday eve, 1905 -- Postscript: "Ash Wednesday eve, 1905" -- Narcissus -- The spectral daughter -- Angel trumpet; or, "Mr. Mayte of Virginia "-- Author's Note: Princeton snobbery -- The unspeakable I -- The burning girl -- Author's Note: The historian's confession -- The spectral wife -- The demon bridegroom -- pt. 2. The curse incarnate -- The duel -- Postscript: The historian's dilemma -- The unspeakable II -- The cruel husband -- The search cont'd -- October 1905 -- "God's creation as viewed from the evolutionary hypothesis" -- The phantom lovers -- The turquoise-marbled book -- The bog kingdom -- Postscript: Archaeopteryx -- The curse incarnate -- pt. 3. "The brain, within its groove ..." -- "Voices" -- Bluestocking temptress -- The glass owl -- "Ratiocination our salvation" -- The ochre-runnered sleigh -- "Snake frenzy" -- Postscript: Nature's burden -- "Defeat at Charleston" -- "My precious darling ..." -- "A narrow fellow in the grass ..." -- Dr. Schuyler Skaats Wheeler's novelty machine -- Quatre face -- "Angel trumpet" elucidated -- "Armageddon" -- pt. 4. The curse exorcised -- Cold spring -- 21 May 1906 -- Lieutenant Bayard by night -- Postscript: On the matter of the "unspeakable" at Princeton -- "Here dwells happiness" -- The nordic soul -- Terra incognita I -- Terra incognita II -- The wheatsheaf enigma I -- The wheatsheaf enigma II -- "Sole living heir of nothingness" -- The temptation of Woodrow Wilson -- Postscript: "The second battle of Princeton" -- Dr. De Sweinitz's prescription -- The curse exorcised -- A game of draughts -- The death of Winslow Slade -- "Revolution is the hour of laughter" -- The Crosswicks miracle -- Epilogue: The covenant
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
669 pages
Isbn
9780062234353
Lccn
2012532433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • ocn823522606
  • (OCoLC)823522606

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