Articles in Periodicals That Mention Oates:
Birkerts, Sven. "Have You Heard the Word?" [Comments on audio-books, including one of Oates's novels.] Utne Reader 58(July/Aug. 1993): 110-111.
Rev. of City Scriptures, by Murray Baumgarten. [Cites Oates's observations about Isaac Bashevis Singer's work.] Choice 20(Oct. 1982): 259.
Hardigg, Viva. "A Vision from the Borde." [Comments on Oates's influence on novelist Pinckney Benedict.] U.S. News and World Report 16 May 1994: 63.
Hooper, Brad. Rev. of Perfidia, by Judith Rossner. Booklist [Includes a comparative reference to Oates.] 1 Sep. 1997: 8.
Lawson, David. "Criticism and Creation." [Comments on Oates's feeling that literary criticism may be extraneous.] Humanist 53(July/Aug. 1993): 23-24.
Mesic, Penelope. Rev. of Lake Effect Country, by A.R. Ammons. [Includes a comparative reference to Oates.] poetry 143(Feb. 1984): 303.
Mitchell, Sally. Rev. of The Madness of a Seduced Woamn, by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer. [Includes a comparative reference to Oates.] Library Journal 15 Mar. 1983: 602.
"Teaching College English as a Woman." [Includes observations on teaching "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"] College English 54(Nov. 1992): 818-825.
Toynton, Evelyn. "American Stories." [Includes Oates's comments on the process of choosing stories for The Oxford Book of American Short Stories.] Commentary 95(Mar. 1993): 49-53.
"What is the MOL [Meaning of Life]?" [Lists definitions of the meaning of life, including a comment by Oates.] Ardell Wellness Report 30(Winter 1992): 2.
Wood, James. Rev. of Bellow, by James Atlas. [Includes a disparaging comparative comment on Oates's stature relative to Bellows.] New Republic 13 Nov. 2000: 30-38.