Synopses & Reviews
An American classic depicting a minister's fall from grace, lauded by critics for its social realism and portrayal of the religious hypocrisy, intellectual upheaval, and narrow-minded small-town attitudes in the United States of the 1890s, with newly commissioned endnotes.
About the Author
Joyce Carol Oates, the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University, is the author of numerous works of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and criticism. Noteworthy among her many novels are them, Blonde, and the recent Middle