Winesburg Ohio

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher: New York : The Modern library
ISBN: UOM:39015049642039
Release Date: 1919
Genre: City and town life

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Winesburg Ohio

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher:
ISBN: HARVARD:32044004433538
Release Date: 1919
Genre: City and town life


Winesburg Ohio A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 9788074843006
Release Date: 2013-08-20
Genre: Fiction

This carefully crafted ebook: "Winesburg, Ohio (A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This ebook is a series of loosely linked short stories set in the fictional town of Winesburg, mostly written from late 1915 to early 1916. The stories are held together by George Willard, a resident to whom the community confide their personal stories and struggles. The townspeople are withdrawn and emotionally repressed and attempt in telling their stories to gain some sense of meaning and dignity in an otherwise desperate life. The work has received high critical acclaim and is considered one of the great American works of the 20th century. Sherwood Anderson (1876 – 1941) was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Anderson published several short story collections, novels, memoirs, books of essays, and a book of poetry. He may be most influential for his effect on the next generation of young writers, as he inspired William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, and Thomas Wolfe.

Winesburg Ohio

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486282695
Release Date: 1995-01-17
Genre: Fiction

In a deeply moving collection of interrelated stories, this 1919 American classic illuminates the loneliness and frustrations — spiritual, emotional and artistic — of life in a small town.

The Egg and Other Stories

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486157139
Release Date: 2013-01-23
Genre: Fiction

Published two years after the 1919 masterpiece Winesburg, Ohio, this collection of short stories explores intriguing psychological depths, redolent with personal epiphanies, erotic undercurrents, and bursts of passion among seemingly repressed, inarticulate Midwesterners.

Poor White

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher:
ISBN: PRNC:32101068580818
Release Date: 1921
Genre:


Spoon River Anthology

Author: Edgar Lee Masters
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 9781775458098
Release Date: 2012-07-01
Genre: Poetry

This one-of-a-kind masterpiece is a classic of American literature. In Spoon River Anthology, Kansas-born poet and playwright Edgar Lee Masters channels the imagined voices of the deceased men, women, and children buried in a cemetery in rural Illinois. Haunting and ethereal, inspiring and unforgettable, these poems will remain etched in readers' memories.

Winesburg Ohio Sherwood Anderson

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1468130463
Release Date: 2012-04-06
Genre: Fiction

Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio is a seminal work of art that has had a broad reach in American literature, influencing such famous writers as Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, and J. D. Salinger. Sherwood Anderson had the courage to break from tradition and tell his stories in a unique, courageous voice, touching on taboo subjects and exploring psychological themes rarely, if ever, broached in the literature of his day. Any serious study of modern American literature is incomplete without examining the contribution this great writer made to our literary tradition. This particular edition contains over 20 pages of notes and exercises that treat the major themes in Winesburg, Ohio. It also offers over twenty creative writing exercises based on an examination of Sherwood Anderson's particular style. Michael Segedy, a novelist and former teacher, has published numerous articles about writing and literature. In 1986, he won The Virginia Bulletin's writing award for the best articles published over a two year period. Gwendolyn Brooks, poet laureate of Illinois, presented him with the writing award.

An Empty Room Stories

Author: Mu Xin
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811219228
Release Date: 2011-05-23
Genre: Fiction

Presents a compilation of stories that explore the impact of such events as World War II and the Cultural Revolution on the psyche in twentieth-century China.

Nordenholt s Million

Author: J. J. Connington
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486811086
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Genre: Fiction

Famine sweeps across the world when a lab accident unleashes a virulent strain of bacteria that transforms healthy fields into barren wastelands. With the fate of the human race at stake, wealthy financier Stanley Nordenholt establishes a stronghold in central Scotland and assumes dictatorial powers to save what remains of the planet's starving population. This gripping tale of survival explores some of the moral dilemmas that arise in the wake of catastrophic events as well as their social, cultural, and political consequences. A precursor to the latter-day tales from the golden age of science fiction, this compelling novel was published by a noted British chemist in 1923. Acclaimed by the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction as "realistic, reasoned, sociologically observed, and credible," it offers an ever-relevant warning against the exploitation of disaster as a pretext for the suspension of freedom, democracy, and justice.

The structure of English

Author: Jeanette S. DeCarrico
Publisher: University of Michigan Press/ESL
ISBN: UOM:39015050307795
Release Date: 2000-03
Genre: Education

Finally, grammar structures clearly explained and richly illustrated through literature

Sherwood Anderson Collected Stories

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher: Library of America
ISBN: 9781598532210
Release Date: 2012-12-27
Genre: Fiction

In the winter of 1912, Sherwood Anderson (1876–1941) abruptly left his office and spent three days wandering through the Ohio countryside, a victim of “nervous exhaustion.” Over the next few years, abandoning his family and his business, he resolved to become a writer. Novels and poetry followed, but it was with the story collection Winesburg, Ohio that he found his ideal form, remaking the American short story for the modern era. Hart Crane, one of the first to recognize Anderson’s genius, quickly hailed his accomplishment: “America should read this book on her knees.” Here––for the first time in a single volume––are all the collections Anderson published during his lifetime: Winesburg, Ohio (1919), The Triumph of the Egg (1921), Horses and Men (1923), and Death in the Woods (1933), along with a generous selection of stories left uncollected or unpublished at his death. Exploring the hidden recesses of small town life, these haunting, understated, often sexually frank stories pivot on seemingly quiet moments when lives change, futures are recast, and pasts come to reckon. They transformed the tone of American storytelling, inspiring writers like Hemingway, Faulkner, and Mailer, and defining a tradition of midwestern fiction that includes Charles Baxter, editor of this volume.