Winesburg, Ohio (The Collected Works of Sherwood Anderson)
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Winesburg, Ohio (The Collected Works of Sherwood Anderson)

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Published by Classic Publishers .
Written in English


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  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism

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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9896761M
ISBN 101582015090
ISBN 109781582015095

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Anderson pulls the twenty-one Winesburg tales into some semblance of unity in five ways. First, in the Introduction, he explains the concept of the grotesque and the tales that follow are, by and large, examples of grotesquerie. Second, all of the tales are set, at least partly, in Winesburg, Ohio. Read Winesburg, Ohio by author Sherwood Anderson, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. Sep 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of book by Sherwood Anderson. Library Journal praised this edition of Sherwood Anderson's famed short stories as the finest edition of this seminal work available. Reconstructed to be as close Free shipping over $Cited by: 7. Winesburg, Ohio is a short story cycle by Sherwood Anderson. The plot revolves around the life of George Willard, from his childhood to him leaving the town as an adult. The work comprises 22 stories, with the first, "The Book of the Grotesque", serving as introduction.

Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life Sherwood Anderson This collection of short stories allows us to enter the alternately complex, lonely, joyful and strange lives of the inhabitants of the small town of Winesburg, Ohio. Winesburg, Ohio study guide contains a biography of Sherwood Anderson, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Read Mother of Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson. The text begins: MOTHER, concerning Elizabeth Willard ELIZABETH WILLARD, the mother of George Willard, was tall and gaunt and her face was marked with smallpox scars. Although she was but forty-five, some obscure disease had taken the fire out of her figure. Listlessly she went about the disorderly old hotel looking at the faded wall-paper. Winesburg, Ohio is widely considered to be one of the earliest works of American Modernism. Written between World War I and World War II, works in this literary movement often explored crises of mind, body, and spirit and featured characters who struggled to .