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Author Anderson, Sherwood
Title Winesburg, Ohio
Imprint : Open Road Media, 2014
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Note Cover Page -- Title Page -- Dedication -- Introduction -- The Tales and the Persons -- The Book of the Grotesque -- Hands -- Paper Pills -- Mother -- The Philosopher -- Nobody Knows -- Godliness (Parts I and II) -- Surrender (Part III) -- Terror (Part IV) -- A Man of Ideas -- Adventure -- Respectability -- The Thinker -- Tandy -- The Strength of God -- The Teacher -- Loneliness -- An Awakening -- Queer -- The Untold Lie -- Drink -- Death -- Sophistication -- Departure -- Copyright Page
The classic story collection by a great American master Sherwood Anderson's unforgettable story cycle has long been considered one of the finest works of American literature. The central character is George Willard, a young artist coming of age in a quiet town in the heart of the Midwest, but his story is no more extraordinary than those of friends and neighbors such as Kate Swift, a lonely schoolteacher whose beauty inspires lust and confusion; Wing Biddlebaum, a recluse whose restless hands are the source of both his new name and the terrible secret that led him to abandon the old one; and Doctor Reefy, who hides his personal suffering by pouring it onto scraps of paper.   With its uncompromising realism and unique narrative structure-twenty-two short tales linked by their setting and by a large cast of recurring characters-Winesburg, Ohio inspired an entire generation of writers, including William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, and F. Scott Fitzgerald, and forever changed the depiction of small-town life in popular American culture. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Anderson, Sherwood Winesburg, Ohio : Open Road Media,c2014
Subject City and town life-Fiction.
Ohio-Social life and customs-Fiction
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