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Anderson, Sherwood 1876-1941

Works: 1,239 works in 4,061 publications in 23 languages and 122,752 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Short stories  Bibliography  Domestic fiction  Pictorial works  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PS3501.N4, 813.5
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Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

553 editions published between 1919 and 2016 in 20 languages and held by 8,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cycle of interrelated stories that sympathetically view lonely and frustrated individuals in a midwestern town
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Dark laughter. With an introd. by Howard Mumford Jones by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

127 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra USA i tiden efter 1. verdenskrig om et oprør mod den ansvarsfølelse og det hykleri, der dræber et naturligt kærlighedsliv
Poor white: a novel by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

121 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a small town in Ohio, a dreamy, rather stupid 'poor white' boy suddenly becomes a rich and famous inventor. This classic novel of Americana, first published in 1920, tells the story of the power unleashed by that happenstance-- a force that overnight dotted a vast valley with cities, built a network of industry, made quick men rich and fearful men poor. In telling of the 'poor white's' love, it shows how the forces that twist men made the boy's story a wild and terrible one, bigger than the mere story of one person."--P. [4] of cover
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson( )

61 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Danish and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through twenty-three connected short stories, the author looks into the lives of the inhabitants of a small town in the American heartland
Winesburg, Ohio : a group of tales of Ohio small town life by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

106 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book reveals the secret life of a seemingly placid Midwestern town in the early years of the 20th century. A series of intertwined vignettes, the book looks at the unexpressed desires and dreams of the townspeople as they bare their souls to a young reporter, George Willard. The characters, whom the author refers to as "grotesques," suffer under the repression of a society they feel cannot understand them. Each longs to make a connection to something or someone outside themselves, but can only, at best, make stunted attempts to reach out. Each chapter portrays a defining moment for one of the townspeople, whether it is to be loved, to be accepted or to find God. The young reporter is the blank slate upon which each character projects his or her inchoate hopes and dreams. The result is a picture of a small-town America where white picket fences both bind and separate its lovely inhabitants
The portable Sherwood Anderson by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

79 editions published between 1930 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winesburg, Ohio is a collection of related short stories, which could be loosely defined as a novel. The stories are centered on the protagonist George Willard and the fictional inhabitants of the town of Winesburg, Ohio. The work explores the theme of loneliness and frustration in small-town America. Poor white revolves around two main characters, Hugh McVey and Clara Butterworth. It tells of how the spread of industrialism affected the agrarian towns of the Midwest. The story Hands is a portret of a man who suffered from suspicion of pedophilia
Windy McPherson's son by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

55 editions published between 1916 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the restaurant the young man began talking of himself. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. His father had died while he was yet in school and had left him a modest fortune, upon the income of which he lived with his mother. He did no work and was enormously proud of the fact."--Publisher's website
Marching men; a critical text by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

57 editions published between 1917 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherwood Anderson (September 13, 1876 - March 8, 1941) was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Self-educated, he rose to become a successful copywriter and business owner in Cleveland and Elyria, Ohio. In 1912, Anderson had a nervous breakdown that led him to abandon his business and family to become a writer. At the time, he moved to Chicago and was eventually married three more times. His most enduring work is the short-story sequence Winesburg, Ohio, which launched his career. Throughout the 1920s, Anderson published several short story collections, novels, memoirs, books of essays, and a book of poetry. Though his books sold reasonably well, Dark Laughter (1925), a novel inspired by Anderson's time in New Orleans during the 1920s, was the only bestseller of his career. He may be most remembered for his influential effect on the next generation of young writers, as he inspired William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, and Thomas Wolfe. He helped gain publication for Faulkner and Hemingway (font: Wikipedia)
Beyond desire by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

31 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perplexities of a young man in his search for a place in the order of things. Set in a Southern mill town
Short stories by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

41 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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:
Return to Winesburg : selections from four years of writing for a country newspaper by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many marriages by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

39 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Certain things last : the selected short stories of Sherwood Anderson by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until now there has never been a selection of Anderson's best short fiction. Certain Things Last is the first one-volume edition of Anderson's stories. But what makes this book truly remarkable is that five of Anderson's very best stories appear in print here for the first time. They are: "Certain Things Last," "Fred," "The Red Dog," "Mrs. Wife," and "The Masterpiece." The discovery of these new stories makes Certain Things Last an unprecedented publishing event. The short story, not the novel or autobiography, was the form in which Sherwood Anderson excelled. And the American short story probably owes more to Sherwood Anderson than to any other American writer. It was Anderson who wrested short fiction from the upbeat conventionality of the popular magazines of the 1920s and '30s and molded it to express the isolation of individual people
Home town by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

14 editions published between 1940 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The triumph of the egg; a book of impressions from American life in tales and poems by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

56 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1921. Anderson, whose prose style, derived from everyday speech, influenced American short story writing between World Wars I and II. He directed the American short story away from the neatly plotted tales of O. Henry and his imitators. The stories in The Triumph of the Egg are characterized by a casual development, complexity of motivation, and an interest in psychological process. Anderson also made his name as a leading naturalistic writer with his masterwork, Winesburg, Ohio, a picture of life in a typical small Midwestern town, as seen through the eyes of its inhabitants. Contents: 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; and The Man with the Trumpet."--Publisher's website
A story teller's story : the tale of an American writer's journey through his own imaginative world and through the world of facts, with many of his experiences and impressions among other writers--told in many notes--in four books--and an epilogue by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

70 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of Winesburg, Ohio, an autobiography of Midwestern life and culture by one of the leading figures of 20th-century American letters
Letters : selected and edited with an introd. and notes by Howard Mumford Jones, in association with Walter R. Rideout by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

30 editions published between 1953 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four hundred and one of Anderson's most important, characteristic and revealing letters written between 1916 and 1941, arranged chronologically. Includes correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, Thomas Wolfe, Gertrude Stein, Van Wyck Brooks, Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Rosenfeld, Maxwell Perkins, Waldo Frank, Hart Crane, William Faulkner, Margaret Bourke-White, and many others
Sherwood Anderson by Irving Howe( Book )

23 editions published between 1947 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherwood Anderson's memoirs; a critical edition by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At his death in 1941, Sherwood Anderson had spent nine years writing his final autobiography. The huge body of manuscripts, left unorganized and unedited by Anderson, was published in 1942, after being drastically cut and edited to the point of rewriting. Now the memoirs, which still remain the central source of study of Anderson's life and the literary movements in which he participated, have been made available in an accurate, scholarly edition. Mr. White has completely retranscribed over 2,200 pages of Anderson's manuscripts, explained the composition and textual state of work, and annotated the biographical and bibliographical facts of Anderson's career." -- dust jacket
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Alternative Names
Andersen, Sherwood 1876-1941

Anderson, S. 1876-1941

Anderson, Šervud.

Anderson, Sherwood

Andersons, Šervuds 1876-1941

Fever, Buck.

Fever, Buck 1876-1941

Şervud Anderson

Sherwood Anderson

Sherwood Anderson Amerikaans schrijver

Sherwood Anderson amerikansk författare

Sherwood Anderson amerikansk skribent

Sherwood Anderson amerykański pisarz

Sherwood Anderson romancier américain

Sherwood Anderson scrittore statunitense

Sherwood Anderson US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Σέργουντ Άντερσον Αμερικανός συγγραφέας

Андерсон, Шервуд 1876-1941

Шервуд Андерсон

Шъруд Андерсън

Шэрвуд Андэрсан

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אנדרסון, שרווד

אנדרסון, שרווד 1876־1941

אנדרסן, שרווד

שרווד אנדרסון

شروود اندرسن نویسنده آمریکایی

شيروود أندرسن، 1876-1941

شيروود أندرسون

شێروود ئەندەرسۆن

ಷರ್ವುಡ್ ಆಂಡರ್ಸನ್

ഷെർവുഡ് ആൻഡേഴ്സൻ

შერვუდ ანდერსონი

셔우드 앤더슨

앤더슨, S. 1876-1941

앤더슨, 셔어웃 1876-1941

앤더슨, 셔우드 1876-1941

アンダースン, シャーウッド

アンダーソン, シャーウッド




American poetry : the twentieth centuryDark laughter. With an introd. by Howard Mumford JonesPoor white: a novelWinesburg, OhioWinesburg, Ohio : a group of tales of Ohio small town lifeWindy McPherson's sonMarching men; a critical textMany marriages