Winesburg, Ohio (Norton Critical Editions) (Paperback)

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"Backgrounds" includes five of Anderson's letters, which illustrate his ideas about the stories; memoirs in which he wrestles with the revision process; and eight reviews of Winesburg, Ohio by Anderson's contemporaries, among them H. L. Mencken and William Faulkner.

"Criticism" collects six of the most illuminating assessments of the book published in the last three decades. A variety of perspectives is provided by Walter B. Rideout, Sally Adair Rigsbee, John Updike, Joseph Dewey, Kim Townsend, and David Stouck.

A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393967951
ISBN-10: 0393967956
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: November 17th, 1995
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Norton Critical Editions