Sherwood Anderson: “Hands”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. "Hands" comes from Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. When I think of Winesburg, Ohio, I think of "Hands" and its subject, Wing Biddlebaum. Biddlebaum [...]

By |2013-06-20T00:06:33-04:00June 20th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|1 Comment

Sherwood Anderson: “The Book of the Grotesque”

This post is part of a series dedicated to Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories, from The Library of America. "The Book of the Grotesque" comes from Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio. For an introduction to this series and for links to the other posts, please click here. Winesburg, Ohio begins with "The Book of the Grotesque," a short [...]

By |2013-06-19T01:04:32-04:00June 19th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|1 Comment

Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories

At the end of December 2012, The Library of America published Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories. Michael Dirda, in a review he wrote for The Times Literary Supplement (here), called Anderson "the John the Baptist who prepared the way for (and influenced) writers as different as Ernest Hemingway, Eudora Welty and Ray Bradbury." The Library of America [...]

By |2013-10-15T13:23:17-04:00June 13th, 2013|Categories: Sherwood Anderson|10 Comments