Winesburg, Ohio

Winesburg, Ohio Review

Winesburg, Ohio (1919) is Sherwood Anderson's masterpiece, a cycle of short stories concerning life in a small town at the end of the nineteenth century. At the center is George Willard, a young reporter who becomes the confidant of the town's solitary figures. Anderson's stories influenced countless American writers including Hemingway, Faulkner, Updike, Oates and Carver. This new edition corrects errors made in earlier editions and takes into account major criticism and textual scholarship of the last several decades.

Title:Winesburg, Ohio
Edition Language:English

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  • karen

    zut, alors! i don't even know where to begin. i had such a complicated reaction to this book. am i the only person who didn't find this depressing?? this book is life - it is tender and gentle and mel...

  • s.penkevich

    ‘Only the few know the sweetness of the twisted apples.’When you stop and listen, life is a brilliant cacophony of love and pain, where we are all struggling to shed the shackles of loneliness and...

  • Michael

    A beautiful, melancholy song to small-town loneliness and despair--to the fragile bonds that tie neighbors together and the vivid lives and heartfelt personal dramas that pulse beneath the surface of ...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life, Sherwood Anderson تاریخ نخستین خوانش: روز دوازدهم نوامبر سال 2006 میلادیعنوان: کتاب عجا...

  • Camille Stein

    «El amor es como un viento que agita la hierba debajo de los árboles en una noche oscura—le había dicho—. No debe usted tratar de convertirlo en algo definido. Es un accidente divino que ocurre...

  • Fabian

    Holy Moley! Virginia Woolf finds the very caverns leading to hell. Anderson makes miscellaneous dips in the very depths of actual fire... the residents of Winesburg all live there. They are the ghosts...

  • Paquita Maria Sanchez

    AKA: Goddamn you, George WillardMy apologies to you, goodreads bandwagon...you're going to have to make room for one more. This book is bittersweet like therapy, like sweating out a lifetime's worth o...

  • Ben

    Fuck, I loved this book...I loved its drab mood, and existential feel.I loved the descriptive writing, and the small town, midwest setting, with the seasons and people changing, but life in general, s...

  • David

    Winesburg, Ohio, is certainly the geographical ancestor of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, Washington, and Lumberton, North Carolina (Blue Velvet) -- not so much for its omens of severed ears and one-arme...

  • Jacob

    July 2010Hey, Winesburg, Ohio. You got a minute? There’s something I want to talk to you about.Look, we’ve been reading each other for a few weeks now, and I think we’ve both had a good time. I...