Stein, Gender, Isolation, and Industrialism: New Readings of Winesburg, Ohio
This book examines Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio, as it relates to Gertrude Stein, gender roles, failed communication, and the machine in the garden. Simolke also looks at Anderson’s concerns about mechanization, loneliness, and the mistreatment of many people.
This book examines Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio, as it relates to Gertrude Stein, gender roles, failed communication, and the machine in the garden.
Simolke also looks at Anderson’s concerns about mechanization, loneliness, and the mistreatment of many people.
“This work should be required reading in any college course involving the art and craft of short-story writing as well as in courses on Sherwood Anderson, himself.” –Author Ronald L. Donaghe
Ch. I: Introduction
Ch. II: Anderson And Stein: Symbiosis
Ch. III: Teachers Groping In The Dark
Ch. IV: Men And Women
Ch. V: “More Than Man Or Woman”
Ch. VI: Industrialism: The Machine In The Berry Field
Ch. VII: Conclusion: Closing The Book Of The Grotesque
Books by Duane Simolke
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StoneWall Society Pride in the Arts Award. Comedy and drama in West Texas, from the author of Degranon, Holding Me Together, and New Readings of Winesburg, Ohio. “A lush tangle of small-town life branches out in this engrossing collection of short stories.”—Kirkus Discoveries.
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