Sherwood Anderson: “Respectability”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. “Respectability” comes from Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. We feel pity and care about many of the subjects in Winesburg, Ohio, but I [...]

By |2013-10-15T13:20:08-04:00October 15th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|0 Comments

Sherwood Anderson: “Adventure”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. “Adventure” comes from Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. In almost every Winesburg, Ohio story so far, the central character has had an "adventure," or, [...]

By |2013-10-09T21:01:34-04:00October 10th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|0 Comments

Sherwood Anderson: “A Man of Ideas”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. “A Man of Ideas” comes from Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. After spending four chapters with Jesse Bentley and his heirs, "A Man [...]

By |2013-10-01T01:56:34-04:00October 1st, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|0 Comments

Sherwood Anderson: “Terror (Part IV)”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. “Terror (Part IV)” comes from Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. This is the fourth and final part dealing with the patriarch Jesse, his [...]

By |2013-09-04T20:23:48-04:00September 4th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|0 Comments

Sherwood Anderson: “Surrender (Part III)”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. “Surrender (Part III)” comes from Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. If you recall, the last post in this series dealt with "Godliness (Parts [...]

By |2013-08-14T16:32:15-04:00August 14th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|0 Comments

Sherwood Anderson: “Godliness (Parts I and II)”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. “Godliness (Parts I and II)” comes from Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. The four parts that make up "Godliness" (the first two covered [...]

By |2013-08-08T17:16:09-04:00August 8th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|2 Comments

Sherwood Anderson: “Nobody Knows”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. “Nobody Knows” comes from Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. After several pieces where George Willard plays a part in someone else's story, here [...]

By |2013-07-11T00:57:22-04:00July 11th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|1 Comment

Sherwood Anderson: “The Philosopher”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. “The Philosopher” comes from Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. The philosopher of the title is another of Winesburg's sad doctors, Doctor Parcival. When we [...]

By |2013-07-08T12:43:59-04:00July 8th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|2 Comments

Sherwood Anderson: “Mother”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. “Mother” comes from Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. While the first story I think about when I think about Winesburg, Ohio is "Hands," [...]

By |2013-06-27T13:43:25-04:00June 27th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|1 Comment

Sherwood Anderson: “Paper Pills”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. "Paper Pills" comes from Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. There is something strange and probably deliberate about "Paper Pills." In many ways, it [...]

By |2013-06-21T11:47:52-04:00June 21st, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|0 Comments