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Winesburg, Ohio - Irving Howe, Sherwood Anderson, Dean Koontz
Winesburg, Ohio
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Inspired by Anderson's Midwestern boyhood and his adulthood in early 20th-century Chicago, this volume gave birth to the American story cycle, for which Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and later writers were forever indebted. Defying the prudish sensibilities of his time, Anderson embraced... show more
Inspired by Anderson's Midwestern boyhood and his adulthood in early 20th-century Chicago, this volume gave birth to the American story cycle, for which Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and later writers were forever indebted. Defying the prudish sensibilities of his time, Anderson embraced frankness and truth. Here we meet all those whose portraits brought the American short story into the modern age.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780451529954 (0451529952)
Publisher: Signet Classics
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
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Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie
Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie rated it
1.0 "Winesburg, Ohio" by Sherwood Anderson
I found this book through a slightly unusual route. I was reading "Fire Touched" an urban fantasy book and there was a description of the books on the desk of the Marrok, leader of the North American werewolves. Sherwood Anderson was one of the authors he was reading. My ignorance of classic Ameri...
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
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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...
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