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Winesburg, Ohio (Dover Thrift Editions) - Sherwood Anderson
Winesburg, Ohio (Dover Thrift Editions)
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In this moving collection of interrelated stories, Ohio-born Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) illuminates the loneliness and frustration — spiritual, emotional and artistic — of life in a small American town. Winesburg, Ohio subtly portrays as well a young writer's coming of age, searching for love,... show more
In this moving collection of interrelated stories, Ohio-born Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) illuminates the loneliness and frustration — spiritual, emotional and artistic — of life in a small American town. Winesburg, Ohio subtly portrays as well a young writer's coming of age, searching for love, yearning for a less stifling world.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486282695 (0486282694)
ASIN: 486282694
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Edward
Edward rated it
5.0 Winesburg, Ohio
Introduction--The Book of the Grotesque--Hands, concerning Wing Biddlebaum--Paper Pills, concerning Doctor Reefy--Mother, concerning Elizabeth Willard--The Philosopher, concerning Doctor Parcival--Nobody Knows, concerning Louise TrunnionGodliness, a Tale in Four Parts:--I, concerning Jesse Bentley--...
TrevorPTweedleD
TrevorPTweedleD rated it
3.0 Winesburg, Ohio
"You must begin to dream. From this time on you must shut your ears to the roaring of the voices."At the heart of the city and the people in Winesburg, Ohio is a purity, an optimism that over time becomes tainted, decayed, distorted because of missed opportunities or common mistakes experienced in l...
Kinga's Books
Kinga's Books rated it
3.5 Sherwood Anderson - Winesburg, Ohio
When European artists want to place their symbolical tale in a setting that’s nowhere and everywhere they often settle for Central-Eastern Europe. There are so many countries there, the borders keep changing all the time, no one can keep up, so the artists can let their imagination run wild. They ca...
Aerin
Aerin rated it
5.0 Review: Winesburg, Ohio, by Sherwood Anderson
When I was ten years old, my family moved from Washington state to Ohio. More than any other single event, this move fundamentally changed my life, in some ways for the better, in some ways rather value-neutrally, but in most ways for the worse. Everything was different after the move, and ever sinc...
1st Avenue
1st Avenue rated it
4.0 Review: Winesburg, Ohio
Many—all?—who grew up in the Midwest have had plans to leave it behind one day. Many—all?—who grew up in a small town in Middle America have had plans to find some place better. However, plans change and not everyone gets to leave. Sherwood Anderson brings that inner struggle into his writing, makin...
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