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5.24: The Lottery

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    You can read the text online via The New Yorker magazine.

    Alt-link to the Lottery.

    20px-Loudspeaker.svg_.pngOr you can enjoy the audio version.

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    Librarian Note

    1306417.jpgFirst published on June 26, 1948 in The New Yorker.

    Read her obituary from the New York Times.

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    Secondary sources

    WCCLOGO.png Reference entry on The Lottery

    Ferri, Jessica. “You’re Probably Misreading ‘The Lottery.’” The Daily Beast. 30 Nov. 2015.

    A Reading of Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”. This article was first published in the New Orleans Review , vol. 12, no. 1 (Spring 1985), pp. 27-32

    Shirley Jackson and the Female Gothic” by Amy Shearn. JSTOR Daily. September 29, 2016

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