Joyce Carol Oates( American novelist, writer, poet, playwright, critic.)
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Oates, DZHOYC CAROL (Oates, Joyce Carol) (p. 1938), American writer, novelist, poet, dramatist, critic. Born June 16, 1938 in Lokporte (pc. New York). She graduated in 1960 at Syracuse University and in 1961 received a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Wisconsin. In 1961-1967 she taught at the University of Detroit in 1967-1978 - at the University of Mr.. Windsor (Canada). From 1978 to 1981 he was invited to lecture on language and literature at Princeton University and in 1987 joined the faculty of the University.
The first collection of short stories "go north" (By the North Gate) was released in 1963, the second - "Torrent" (Upon the Sweeping Flood) - 1966. In between came the novel "a staggering drop" (With Shuddering Fall, 1964). The novel "Their life" (Them, 1969), who composed the trilogy, along with the novels "The Garden of earthly pleasures" (A Garden of Earthly Delights, 1967) and "Elegant People" (Expensive People, 1968), received the 1970 National Book Award
. Among numerous novels Oates - "Wonderland" (Wonderland, . 1971), . "Son of the morning" (Son of the Morning, . 1978), . "Bellefleur" (Bellefelur, . 1980), . "The angel of light" (Angel of Light, . 1981), . "Solstice" (Solstice, . 1985), . "Mary: A Biography" (Maria: A Life, . 1986), . "You must remember this" (You Must Remember This, . 1987), . "Because it is bitter and because it is my heart" (Because It Is Bitter and Because It Is My Heart, . 1990), . Black voda2 (Black Water, . 1992), . "Fosforitsiruyuschy light: Confessions of a gang of girls" (Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Yang, . 1993), . "What was my life" (What I Lived For, . 1994), . "Zombie" (Zombie, . 1995), . "Crazy" (Man Crazy, . 1997), . "Blonde" (Blonde, . 2000),
. In addition to many collections of short stories and novels, . several dramatic books, . as well as critical essays, . collection of poetry and the study "On boxing" (On Boxing, . 1987), . Oates released under the pseudonym 'Rozamond Smith' series of books with elements of detective and mystery,
Oates has received many awards, prizes and marks of honor, including the PEN Center Award for his achievements in the genre of the story, and F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for his contribution to American literature.