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Additional Resources for Janus by Ann Beattie

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Aldridge, John A. Talents and Technicians: Literary Chic and the New Assembly Line Fiction, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992, pp.56-70.

A highly critical view of minimalist fiction.

Montresor, Jaye Berman, ed. The Critical Response to Ann Beattie, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993.

A collection of critical essays on Beattie's work.

Murphy, Christina. Ann Beattie, New York: Twayne, 1986.

A book-length study of Beattie's work. Although it does not contain a discussion of the stories from Where You'll Find Me, the book nonetheless provides an excellent introduction to Beattie and provides literary and cultural contexts for her work.

Rainwater, Catherine, and William J. Scheick, eds. Contemporary American Women Writers, Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1985.

A collection of essays, photographs, and bibliographies on important contemporary women writers including Annie Dillart, Cynthia Ozick, Anne Tyler, and Toni Morrison. Also includes Carolyn Porter's essay on Ann Beattie, "The Art of the Missing."

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