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
ISBN: OCLC:1036971406
Release Date: 1995
Genre: City and town life

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.

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.

Poor White

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher: 1st World Publishing
ISBN: 9781421815978
Release Date: 2005-10-01
Genre: Fiction

Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - Hugh McVey was born in a little hole of a town stuck on a mud bank on the western shore of the Mississippi River in the State of Missouri. It was a miserable place in which to be born. With the exception of a narrow strip of black mud along the river, the land for ten miles back from the town - called in derision by river men "Mudcat Landing" - was almost entirely worthless and unproductive. The soil, yellow, shallow and stony, was tilled, in Hugh's time, by a race of long gaunt men who seemed as exhausted and no-account as the land on which they lived. They were chronically dis-couraged, and the merchants and artisans of the town were in the same state. The merchants, who ran their stores - poor tumble-down ramshackle affairs - on the credit system, could not get pay for the goods they handed out over their counters and the artisans, the shoemakers, carpenters and harnessmakers, could not get pay for the work they did. Only the town's two saloons prospered. The saloon keepers sold their wares for cash and, as the men of the town and the farmers who drove into town felt that without drink life was unbearable, cash always could be found for the purpose of getting drunk.

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.

Triumph of the Egg

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher: 1st World Publishing
ISBN: 1421804875
Release Date: 2005-03-01
Genre: Fiction

Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - There is a story. - I cannot tell it. - I have no words. The story is almost forgotten but sometimes I remember. The story concerns three men in a house in a street. If I could say the words I would sing the story. I would whisper it into the ears of women, of mothers. I would run through the streets saying it over and over. My tongue would be torn loose - it would rattle against my teeth. The three men are in a room in the house. One is young and dandified. He continually laughs. There is a second man who has a long white beard. He is consumed with doubt but occasionally his doubt leaves him and he sleeps.

The Henry Miller Reader

Author: Henry Miller
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811225458
Release Date: 1969-03-26
Genre: Fiction

A collection of works spanning the entire career of great 20th-century American writer Henry Miller, edited and introduced by Lawrence Durrell. In 1958, when Henry Miller was elected to membership in the American Institute of Arts and Letters, the citation described him as: "The veteran author of many books whose originality and richness of technique are matched by the variety and daring of his subject matter. His boldness of approach and intense curiosity concerning man and nature are unequalled in the prose literature of our times." It is most fitting that this anthology of "the best" of Henry Miller should have been assembled by one of the first among Miller’s contemporaries to recognize his genius, the eminent British writer Lawrence Durrell. Drawing material from a dozen different books Durrell has traced the main line and principal themes of the "single, endless autobiography" which is Henry Miller’s life work. "I suspect," writes Durrell in his Introduction, "that Miller’s final place will be among those towering anomalies of authorship like Whitman or Blake who have left us, not simply works of art, but a corpus of ideas which motivate and influence a whole cultural pattern." Earlier, H. L. Mencken had said, "his is one of the most beautiful prose styles today," and the late Sir Herbert Read had written that "what makes Miller distinctive among modern writers is his ability to combine, without confusion, the aesthetic and prophetic functions." Included are stories, "portraits" of persons and places, philosophical essays, and aphorisms. For each selection Miller himself prepared a brief commentary which fits the piece into its place in his life story. This framework is supplemented by a chronology from Miller’s birth in 1891 up to the spring of 1959, a bibliography, and, as an appendix, an open letter to the Supreme Court of Norway written in protest of the ban on Sexus, a part of which appears in this volume.

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.

Mrs Spring Fragrance and Other Writings

Author: Sui Sin Far
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252064194
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Fiction

Stories from the turn of the century recounting the experiences of a Chinese immigrant woman who becomes Americanized and of the spouses and children in mixed marriages are accompanied by essays on related themes

Fifty Great American Short Stories

Author: Milton Crane
Publisher: Bantam Classic & Loveswept
ISBN: 9780553272949
Release Date: 1965
Genre: Fiction

Gathers classic short stories by such authors as Washington Irving, Edgar Allen Poe, Edith Wharton, Mark Twain, Henry James, O. Henry, Jack London, Dorothy Parker, James Agee, and John Updike

Born Weird

Author: Andrew Kaufman
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007516520
Release Date: 2013-01-03
Genre: Fiction

A family drama unlike any other from the internationally acclaimed author of All My Friends are Superheroes.