About Shirley Jackson

Works Online

The Lottery

Additional Resources

Shirley Jackson - Life and Work
   by Bette Reagan


12/14/1919 Born in San Francisco CA

1933 Moves to Rochester NY

1940 Graduated from Syracuse University in 1940 and married the American literary critic Stanley Edgar Hyman.

1941 Published first short story, My Life with RH Macy

1948 Wrote The Road Through the Wall

1948 Wrote The Lottery

1950 Wrote The Hangsaman

1953 Wrote Life Among the Savages

1954 Wrote The Bird?s Nest

1957 Wrote Raising Demons

1958 Wrote The Sundial

1959 Wrote The Haunting of Hill House

1962 Wrote We Have Always Lived in the Castle

08/08/1965 Died

Resources On The Web

Essay on Jackson's The Lottery - Written by Peter Kosenko

The Haunted World of Shirley Jackson - Very comprehensive site - contain bio, influences, etc.

Monstrous Acts and Little Murders - Analysis of Jackson's works

Mundane Evil - Timeline, bio, poorly written reports

Shirley Jackson (1919-1965) - Brief Bio.

Jackson's Works - Fairly comprehensive bibliography.

Critique - Decent Critique of Ms. Jackson's work written by a student

House and Guardians - Critical Essay on Ms. Jackson

The Works of Shirley Jackson - Contains Biography, Bibliography, Criticism, and Resources Links




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