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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 ... 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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-1965
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson, Shirley
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
mixed forms
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1965
  • 1916-1965
  • 1916-1965
  • 1916-1965
  • 1916-1965
  • 1916-1965
  • 1916-1965
  • 1916-1965
  • 1916-1965
  • 1916-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hyman, Laurence Jackson
  • DeWitt, Sarah Hyman
  • Franklin, Ruth
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Jackson, Shirley
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Short stories, American
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
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • It isn't the money I mind
  • Company for dinner
  • 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
  • Biographical note
  • Bulletin
  • Family treasures
  • 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
  • Foreword : "I think I know her "
  • A garland of garlands
  • Hex me, daddy, eight to the bar
  • 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?"
  • by Ruth Franklin
  • When this war is over: early short stories.
  • The sorcerer's apprentice
  • 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.
  • Sudden and unusual things have happened: unpublished and uncollected short fiction.
  • Here I am, washing dishes again
  • In praise of dinner table silence
  • 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?
  • Paranoia
  • I'd like to see you get out of that sentence: lectures about the craft of writing.
  • About the end of the world
  • Memory and delusion
  • On fans and fan mail
  • How I write fiction
  • Garlic in fiction
  • Afterword
  • Still life with teapot and students
  • The Arabian nights
  • Mrs. Spencer and the Oberons
Control code
ocn894540399
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xxvii, 416 pages
Isbn
9780812997668
Lccn
2014036656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812997668
  • (OCoLC)894540399
  • (Sirsi) b13517260
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
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • It isn't the money I mind
  • Company for dinner
  • 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
  • Biographical note
  • Bulletin
  • Family treasures
  • 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
  • Foreword : "I think I know her "
  • A garland of garlands
  • Hex me, daddy, eight to the bar
  • 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?"
  • by Ruth Franklin
  • When this war is over: early short stories.
  • The sorcerer's apprentice
  • 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.
  • Sudden and unusual things have happened: unpublished and uncollected short fiction.
  • Here I am, washing dishes again
  • In praise of dinner table silence
  • 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?
  • Paranoia
  • I'd like to see you get out of that sentence: lectures about the craft of writing.
  • About the end of the world
  • Memory and delusion
  • On fans and fan mail
  • How I write fiction
  • Garlic in fiction
  • Afterword
  • Still life with teapot and students
  • The Arabian nights
  • Mrs. Spencer and the Oberons
Control code
ocn894540399
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xxvii, 416 pages
Isbn
9780812997668
Lccn
2014036656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812997668
  • (OCoLC)894540399
  • (Sirsi) b13517260

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