Answered By: Jessica Maris
Last Updated: Jun 17, 2019     Views: 2725

There are articles available about this story in the library's databases, print books, and eBooks.

For articles, follow the link below to our databases guide and select the Literature page under Database Subjects.  From there you can select individual databases to search for articles.  Some good databases for this story are:

GVRL Literature eBooks: A search for lottery shirley jackson will retrieve an entry from Short Stories for Students which has a detailed analysis of the story.

Literary Reference Center: Click on Most Studied Works, then search for lottery.  Select the result that is found and then select literary criticism from the options on the left side of the screen.

Literature Sources from Gale: Select the Works Search page at the top and search for lottery.  Select the result next to Shirley Jackson's name.

For books and eBooks, follow the link to the library catalog OneSearch below and search for shirley jackson.  There are not any books exclusively about The Lottery, but there are books available about Jackson's works and some of them will include some analysis of the story.

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