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Sherwood Anderson : collected stories

Author: Sherwood Anderson; Charles Baxter
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Group (USA), ©2012.
Series: Library of America, 235.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Chronology
Named Person: Sherwood Anderson
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwood Anderson; Charles Baxter
ISBN: 9781598532043 1598532049
OCLC Number: 796756211
Description: ix, 898 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Winesburg, Ohio. 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 Trunnion ; Godliness (parts I and II): concerning Jesse Bentley ; Surrender (part III): concerning Louise Bentley ; Terror (part IV): concerning David Hardy ; A man of ideas: concerning Joe Welling ; Adventure: concerning Alice Hindman ; Respectability : concerning Wash Williams ; The thinker: concerning Seth Richmond ; Tandy: concerning Tandy Hard ; The strength of God: concerning the Reverend Curtis Hartman ; The teacher: concerning Kate Swift ; Loneliness: concerning Enoch Robinson ; An awakening: concerning Belle Carpenter ; "Queer": concerning Elmer Cowley ; The untold lie: concerning Ray Pearson ; Drink: concerning Tom Foster ; Death: concerning Doctor Reefy and Elizabeth Willard ; Sophistication: concerning Helen White ; Departure: concerning George Willard --
The triumph of the egg. Impressions in clay (by Tennessee Mitchell ; photographs by Eugene Hutchinson) ; The dumb man ; I want to know why ; Seeds ; The other woman ; The egg ; Unlighted lamps ; Senility ; The man in the brown coat ; Brothers ; The door of the trap ; The New Englander ; War ; Motherhood ; Out of nowhere into nothing ; The man with the trumpet --
Horses and men. Foreword ; Dreiser ; I'm a fool ; The triumph of a modern ; "Unused" ; A Chicago hamlet ; The man who became a woman ; Milk bottles ; The sad horn blowers ; The man's story ; An Ohio pagan --
Death in the woods and other stories. Death in the woods ; The return ; There she is, she is taking her bath ; The lost novel ; The fight ; Like a queen ; That sophistication ; In a strange town ; These mountaineers ; A sentimental journey ; A jury case ; Another wife ; A meeting south ; The flood ; Why they got married ; Brother death --
Uncollected stories. Sister ; The white streak ; Certain things last ; Off balance ; I get so I can't go on ; Mr. Joe's doctor ; The corn planting ; Feud ; Harry breaks through ; Mrs. Wife ; Two lovers ; White spot ; Nobody laughed ; A landed proprietor ; The persistent liar.
Series Title: Library of America, 235.
Other Titles: Collected stories
Responsibility: Charles Baxter, editor.
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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:

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