Joyce Carol Oates: "The Accursed"

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Joyce Carol Oates at the University of San Francisco on April 28, 2011.

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Joyce Carol Oates: "The Accursed"

Acclaimed author Joyce Carol Oates on her latest Gothic tale of vampires, demons and a dark secret.

It's 1905, and something evil is brewing in Princeton, N.J. A bride is dragged from the altar to the underworld, a girls’ school is overrun with snakes and mysterious deaths strike the prominent and well-to-do in this university town. Historic characters like Woodrow Wilson and Jack London populate this Gothic tale of vampires, demons and, ultimately, a very dark secret.

Guests

Joyce Carol Oates

Author, "The Accursed;" Professor of the Humanities; Professor of Creative Writing in the Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University

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Excerpt from "The Accursed" by Joyce Carol Oates. Copyright 2013 by Joyce Carol Oates. Reprinted by permission of Ecco. All rights reserved.

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