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Return to Winesburg selections from four years of writing for a country newspaper. by Sherwood Anderson

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English



  • Ohio


  • Country life -- Ohio -- Literary collections

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [217]-223.

StatementEdited with an introd. by Ray Lewis White.
LC ClassificationsPS3501.N4 A6 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5545164M
LC Control Number67023499

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☻ This edition binds together two of Sherwood Anderson's best-known works: Winesburg, Ohio & The Triumph Of The Egg Winesburg, Ohio - A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life Short stories by the American author, revolving around George Willard, from his youth to his abandonment of Winesburg while still a young man. The Triumph Of The Egg/5(8). Winesburg, Ohio registers the losses inescapable to life, and it does so with a deep fraternal sadness, a sympathy casting a mild glow over the entire book. "Words," as the American writer Paula Fox has said, "are nets through which all truth escapes.". I received this book as part of the Goodreads First Reads Giveaway. The Winesburg Indiana: Fork River Anthology is an interesting group of stories about people that live in a fictional Winesburg, Indiana. This book will definitely get you out of the reading slump that you are in. I am really glad I got the opportunity to read this book/5. The idea of a new classic book appealed to me so I picked up Anderson's most famous work, "Winesburg, Ohio". "Winesburg, Ohio" is a series of linked short stories about the residents of Winesburg. It was published in , the same year as Virginia Woolf's "Night and Day" and P.G. Wodehouse's "My Man Jeeves" yet it reads as if it had been /5().

At first, he wrote Alice almost every day but gradually forgot about her and his old life in Winesburg. Alice clung onto the hope that either Ned would return to her or that she would save enough money to travel to Chicago and win him back. In –16 Anderson had begun to write and in he published the stories that comprise Winesburg, Ohio, stories that form, in sum, a sort of loosely–strung episodic novel. The book was an immediate critical success, and soon Anderson was being ranked as a significant literary figure. The old woman came back to Winesburg as soon as she got the chance. One evening as she was coming home from work she found a pocket-book containing thirty-seven dollars, and that opened the way. The trip was a great adventure for the boy. I treat Winesburg, Ohio as a novel primarily because I feel Anderson wished it be treated that way. Just as organic stories revolve around theme, Winesburg, Ohio reads as an organic novel, circling around the same small town, the recurring themes of frustration and regret, presenting characters to fill Anderson’s Book of the Grotesque.

Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio, authorized by the Sherwood Anderson Literary Estate Trust, is an expert text, in that Ray Lewis White has consulted all Anderson manuscripts, typescripts, letters, diaries, and all editions of the book to present the masterpiece as it was intended. GODLINESS, a Tale in Four Parts II, also concerning Jesse Bentley DAVID HARDY OF Winesburg, Ohio, was the grandson of Jesse Bentley, the owner of Bentley farms. When he was twelve years old he went to the old Bentley place to live. Franklin Library Collector Book - Winesburg Ohio by Sherwood Anderson. $ shipping: + $ shipping. Sherwood Anderson / FRANKLIN LIBRARY WINESBURG OHIO Limited 1st Edition We provide a convenient, postage pre-paid return label for orders shipped within the United States with some conditions, as explained date:   Reprint of the Edition. Winesburg, Ohio is a short story cycle by the Sherwood Anderson. The work is structured around the life of protagonist George Willard, from the time he was a child to his growing independence and ultimate abandonment of Winesburg as a young man. It is set in the fictional town of Winesburg, : CreateSpace Publishing.