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Shirley Jackson


USA (1916 - 1965)

The late Shirley Jackson is the author of the classic short story, "The Lottery," a dark, unforgettable tale of the unthinking and murderous customs of a small New England town. She is also the author of several American Gothic novels, such as We Have Always Lived in the Castle and The Haunting of Hill House. Her atmospheric stories explore themes of psychological turmoil, isolation, and the inequity of fate.
 
Non fiction series
Life among the Savages
1. Life among the Savages (1953)
2. Raising Demons (1959)
Life among the SavagesRaising Demons
 
Anthologies containing stories by Shirley Jackson
Timeless Stories for Today and TomorrowThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 4th SeriesThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 5th SeriesCircus of Dr. Lao and Other Improbable Stories
Stories of SuspenseThe 2nd Fontana Book of Great Ghost StoriesPoints of View: An Anthology of Short StoriesMore Stories Strange and Sinister
The Evil PeopleThe 5th Fontana Book of Great Horror StoriesLondon Tales of TerrorThe Other Dimension
A Little Night ReadingThe Black Magic Omnibus Volume 1Open at Your Own RiskA Treasury of Modern Fantasy
Witches' Brew: Horror and Supernatural Stories by WomenRealms of DarknessThe Colour of EvilHaunting Women
Urban HorrorsThe Penguin Book of Modern Fantasy by WomenAmerican Gothic TalesThe Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats
Nightshade: 20th Century Ghost Stories
 
Short stories
The Bus
Dorothy and My Grandmother and the Sailors
DUMMY1
After You, My Dear Alphonse (1943)
Afternoon in Linen (1943)
Come Dance with Me in Ireland (1943)
Colloquy (1944)
A Fine Old Firm (1944)
Trial By Combat (1944)
The Villager (1944)
Men with Their Big Shoes (1947)
Charles [short story] (1948)
The Daemon Lover (1948)
The Lottery [short story] (1948)
Pillar of Salt (1948)
The Renegade (1948)
Seven Types of Ambiguity (1948)
The Tooth (1948)
The Dummy (1949)
Elizabeth (1949)
Flower Garden (1949)
Got a Letter from Jimmy (1949)
The Intoxicated (1949)
Like Mother Used to Make (1949)
My Life with R. H. Macy (1949)
Of Course (1949)
The Witch (1949)
The Lovely House (1950)
The Summer People (1950)
Root of Evil (1953)
Bulletin (1954)
One Ordinary Day, with Peanuts [short story] (1955)
The Missing Girl (1957)
The Omen (1958)
A Great Voice Stilled (1960)
The Beautiful Stranger (1968)


Books about Shirley Jackson
Shirley JacksonPrivate Demons: The Life of Shirley JacksonA Study of the Short Fiction: Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson (Bloom's Major Short Story Writers)
A Critical Bibliography of Shirley Jackson, American Writer (1919-1965): Reviews, Criticism, AdaptationsShirley Jackson's American Gothic
 

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