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The country of the pointed firs, and other stories

by Sarah Orne Jewett

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Published by Penguin Books in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine
    • Subjects:
    • Women authors -- Fiction,
    • Seaside resorts -- Fiction,
    • Summer resorts -- Fiction,
    • Country life -- Fiction,
    • Authorship -- Fiction,
    • Maine -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxv]).

      StatementSarah Orne Jewett ; edited with an introduction by Alison Easton.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsChase, Mary Ellen, 1887-1973.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2132 .C64 1995b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 269 p. :
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL576363M
      ISBN 100140434763
      LC Control Number96163939

      The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories - Selected and Arranged with a Preface by Willa Cather by Sarah Orne Jewett A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner Rating: % positive. Editions for The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ),

      Get this from a library! The country of the pointed firs and other stories. [Sarah Orne Jewett] -- "In Sarah Orne Jewett published her finest work, The Country of the Pointed Firs, about a woman writer who retreats one summer to Dunnet Landing, a Maine seacoast town, to find seclusion to. "The Country of the Pointed Firs" is generally considered the masterpiece of Maine writer Sarah Orne Jewett. Ostensibly an account of a summer in a small mid-coast Maine fishing village, it is a perfect capture of such a place in the time after the Civil War, when the country was moving west and many small New England villages had been left behind in their old ways.

      Get this from a library! The country of the pointed firs and other stories. [Sarah Orne Jewett; Mary Ellen Chase; W.W. Norton & Company,] -- Portraits and scenes of . Genre/Form: Short stories Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jewett, Sarah Orne, Country of the pointed firs. Garden City, N.Y.


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'' X 7'' AND PAGES LONG, TITLE PAGE DATE AND COPYRIGHT DATE THUS FIRST EDITION, PAGES ARE FINE, A FEW PAGES HAVE VERY MINOR FOXING, THE FRONT END-PAPERS ARE SEPARATING, THE COVER End date: The Country of the Pointed Firs was serialized in the January, March, July, and September issues of The Atlantic Monthly.

Sarah Orne Jewett subsequently expanded and revised the text and added titles for the chapters. The novel was then published in book form in Boston and New York by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in November The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories by Sarah Orne Jewett, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® A rich collection of classic American literature potraying the beauty of a 19th-century New England town.A female writer comes one summer Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp.

About The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories The story of an endearing, unlikely friendship set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful Maine coastal town, The Country of the Pointed Firs is one of Sarah Orne Jewett’s most loved works, and it quickly earned her a reputation as a talented writer upon its publication.

About The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories The masterpiece that established Sarah Orne Jewett among the consummate stylists of nineteenth-century American fiction Composed in a series of beautiful web-like sketches, the novel is narrated by a young woman writer who leaves the city to work one summer in the Maine seaport of Dunnet Landing, and stays with the herbalist Mrs.

Almira Todd. The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories study guide contains a biography of Sarah Orne Jewett, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

About The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories; The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories Summary; Character List. The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett () is considered this New England author’s finest work. Neither a novel nor traditional short stories, this book is rather a series of linked sketches of a fictional Maine seaport town called Dunnet Landing.

A rich collection of classic American literature potraying the beauty of a 19th-century New England town. A female writer comes one summer to Dunnet Landing, a Maine seacoast town, where she follows the lonely inhabitants of once-prosperous coastal communities. The Country of the Pointed Firs () is Sarah Orne Jewett's most popular book.

In its elegantly constructed sketches, a worldly, anonymous writer spends the summer in a tiny Maine fishing village where she hopes to find peace and solitude. As she gains the acceptance and trust of her hosts, the community's power and complexity are slowly revealed.

The Country of Pointed Firs, Sarah Orne Jewett's masterpiece, established her among the consummate stylists of nineteenth-century American fiction. Composed in a series of beautiful web-like sketches, the novel is narrated by a young woman writer who leaves the city to work one summer in the Maine seaport of Dunnet Landing, and stays with the herbalist Mrs Almira Todd.

First serialized in “The Atlantic Monthly” and then published as a novel inSarah Orne Jewett’s “The Country of the Pointed Firs” is the story of a female writer seeking isolation and inspira. The Country of the Pointed Firs and the Dunnet Landing Stories book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Her admirers ranged f /5(2). About The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories. A rich collection of classic American literature potraying the beauty of a 19th-century New England town.

A female writer comes one summer to Dunnet Landing, a Maine seacoast town, where she follows the lonely inhabitants of once-prosperous coastal communities. Book Overview The Country of the Pointed Firs is an novel by American writer Sarah Orne Jewett.

It is considered by some literary critics to be her finest work.In the years following Pointed Firs' publication Jewett largely wrote short stories, publishing a new collection, The Queen's Twin and Other Stories in Two years later she released her final book, The Tory Lover, a novel that now seems a rather dated historical romance not very typical of .Get this from a library!

The country of the pointed firs and other stories. [Sarah Orne Jewett] -- "The story of an endearing unlikely friendship set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful Maine coastal town, The Country of the Pointed Firs is one of Sarah Orne Jewett's most loved works.