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Sarah Orne Jewett - American Writers 61

Sarah Orne Jewett - American Writers 61: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

MARGARET FARRAND THORP
Copyright Date: 1966
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttv8tr
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    Sarah Orne Jewett - American Writers 61
    Book Description:

    Sarah Orne Jewett. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5242-6
    Subjects: History
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  1. Front Matter (pp. 1-4)
  2. Sarah Orne Jewett (pp. 5-45)

    Anyone from another part of the United States, anyone from another part of the world, who wants to understand New England might do well to begin with the stories of Sarah Orne Jewett. These subtle “sketches,” as she called them, do not contain the whole of New England but they distill its essence. Here are the qualities which made New England great, which spread its influence across the continent, which had so much to do with the shaping of those midwesterners who, Miss Jewett herself thought, would be the typical Americans of the future.

    Miss Jewett was an integral part...

  3. Selected Bibliography (pp. 46-48)