|Author:||Sarah Orne Jewett|
|Title:||The Country Of The Pointed Firs|
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|Publisher:||Kessinger Publishing, LLC (June 17, 2004)|
SARAH ORNE JEWETT (1849-1909) was born and died in South Berwick, Maine. Her father was the region's most distinguished doctor and, as a child, Jewett often accompanied him on his round of patient visits. She began writing poetry at an early age and when she was only 19 her short story "Mr. Bruce" was accepted by the Atlantic Monthly. Jewett died in 1909, eight years after an accident that effectively ended her writing career. Her reputation had grown during her lifetime, extending far beyond the bounds of the New England she loved.
The Country of the Pointed Firs is an 1896 novel by American writer Sarah Orne Jewett. It is considered by some literary critics to be her finest work. The Country of the Pointed Firs was serialized in the January, March, July, and September 1896 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 1896.
First published in 1896. Last updated Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 14:16. To the best of our knowledge, the text of this work is in the Public Domain in Australia. eBooksaide The University of Adelaide Library University of Adelaide South Australia 5005
First published in 1896, The Country of the Pointed Firs was considered by Willa Cather to be one of the three novels most likely to achieve a permanent place in the canon of American literature: I can think of no others that confront time and change so serenel. he young student of American literature in far distant years to come will take up this book and say ‘a master First published in 1896, The Country of the Pointed Firs was considered by Willa Cather to be one of the three novels most likely to achieve a permanent place in the canon of American literature: I can think of no others t. .Sarah Orne Jewett was born in 1849 to a well to do New England family. Her family split their time in Boston while summering in south Bostwick, Maine.
A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches. By Sarah Orne Jewett. Strangers and Wayfarers. Betty Leicester: A Story For Girls. Old Friends and New. The Queen's Twin and Other Stories. Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches.
by Sarah Orne Jewett. Publication date 2006-05-13. Topics librivox, literature, audiobook, audio book, novel. Librivox recording of Country of the Pointed Firs, by Sarah Orne Jewett. The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896) is considered Jewett's finest work, described by Henry James as her "beautiful little quantum of achievement. Despite James's diminutives, the novel remains a classic. Indeed, she determined early in her career to preserve a disappearing way of life, and her novel can be read as a study of the effects of isolation and hardship on the inhabitants who lived in the decaying fishing villages along the Maine coast. summary from Gutenberg e-text).
SARAH ORNE JEWETT () was born and died in South Berwick, Maine.
Considered Jewett's finest work, and described by Henry James as her ''beautiful little quantum of achievement. Despite James's diminutives, the. remedy, and its price was but fifteen cents; the whispered directions could be heard as customers passed the windows