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Southern Odyssey: Selected Writngs By Sherwood Anderson. Edited By Welford Dunaway Taylor and Charles Modlin.

Anderson, Sherwood.

Published by University of Georgia Press, Athens, 1997
ISBN 10: 082031899X / ISBN 13: 9780820318998
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Title: Southern Odyssey: Selected Writngs By ...

Publisher: University of Georgia Press, Athens

Publication Date: 1997

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition

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A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. A selection of Anderson's writings dealing with Southern subjects or places. This anothology contains excerpts taken from his novels, a selection of essays, stories and occasional pieces that appeared in magazines. Bookseller Inventory # 22602

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Synopsis: Southern Odyssey contains the best of Sherwood Anderson's writings about the region where he spent the last sixteen years of his life. In more than forty selections of journalism and fiction, Anderson explores the people and problems of the South.

The pieces collected here present Anderson's perceptive vision of the South, combining his love for the region with the fresh observations of an outsider. His work reflects a range of issues that engaged all southerners at a crucial time in their history--the Great Depression, the influence of the New Deal, the painful transition from agriculture to mechanization, the struggle of labor to unionize, and the elemental divisions of race--always with an eye toward the human side of things.

Anderson's impressions and convictions concerning his southern experience encompassed more than its troubles, however. He also wrote of the splendor of a Shenandoah spring and the strength of character of the native people. Southern Odyssey is more than a personal record--it is a gallery of southern portraits, drawn in the style that distinguishes Anderson's prose at its best.

About the Author: Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) is the author of Winesburg, Ohio and Horses and Men. Welford Dunaway Taylor is Bostwick Professor of English at the University of Richmond. Charles E. Modlin is a professor of English at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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