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Sherwood Anderson : collected stories

Author: Sherwood Anderson; Charles Baxter
Publisher: New York, N. Y. : Library of America, ©2012.
Series: Library of America, 235.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Electronic books
Chronology
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941, author.
Sherwood Anderson.
New York, N. Y. : Library of America, c2012
(DLC) 2012935174
(OCoLC)796756211
Named Person: Sherwood Anderson; Sherwood Anderson
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwood Anderson; Charles Baxter
ISBN: 9781598532449 1598532448
OCLC Number: 830324515
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 898 p.) : ill., map.
Contents: Winesburg, Ohio --
The triumph of the egg --
Horses and men --
Death in the woods and other stories --
Uncollected stories.
Series Title: Library of America, 235.
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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