Additional Resources for Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates

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Clemons, Walter. "Joyce Carol Oates: Love and Violence," 10 Conversations with Joyce Carol Oates, edited by Lee Milazzo, University Press of Mississippi, 1989, pp. 32-41.

Clemens discusses Oates as a chronicler of the way people live in the contemporary world.

Creighton, Joanne V. Joyce Carol Oates, Twayne, 1979, 173 p. Creighton analyzes the complete body of Oates's fiction through 1979.

Johnson, Greg. Understanding Joyce Carol Oates, University of South Carolina Press, 1987,224 p.

Johnson presents analyses of Oates's fiction.

Moser, Don "The Pled Piper of Tucson," Life, March 4, 1966, pp. 18-24 and 80-90C.

This journalistic treatment of an Arizona mass murderer provides many parallels to Oates's story, and she has since confirmed that her inspiration for "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" came from reading this article and from Moser's presentation of the charismatic killer Charles Schmid.

Myers, George "Oates Writes Out of 'Fascination,' Not Zeal," in Conversations with...

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