First published in 1948, “The Lottery” was Shirley Jackson’s most famous short story. It was part of her collection of short stories with that same title. “The Lottery” is a suspense/horror tale that revolves around an ancient ritual practiced in a small town in New England. Mob psychology, sacrifices, and scapegoats form the core elements of this story.
Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves
Circulating Books – A Selected List
Call Number: PS374 .D4 A54 1985
Call Number: PR830 .T3 M65 1995
Call Number: PS3519 .A392 Z85 2001
Call Number: PS3519 .A392 Z69 1993
Call Number: PZ7 .J138 Lo 1983
LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms
o Vol. 11, pg. 302
o Vol. 60, pgs. 211-216, 218, 221, 224-230, 232, 235-238
o Vol. 87, pgs. 222-235
o Vol. 3, pgs. 1277-1278
o Vol. 5, pgs. 2450-2452
o Vol. 9, pgs. 249-270
o Vol. 39, pgs. 181-235
o Vol. 1, pgs. 139-154
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