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The country of the pointed firs

Sarah Orne Jewett

The country of the pointed firs

and, the Dunnet Landing stories

by Sarah Orne Jewett

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Center Point Pub. in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women authors,
  • Seaside resorts,
  • Large type books,
  • Country life,
  • Authorship,
  • Summer resorts,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDunnet Landing stories
    StatementSarah Orne Jewett
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2132 .C64 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination302 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25065154M
    ISBN 109781602859982
    LC Control Number2010049860

    Read XIII. Poor Joanna of The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett. The text begins: ONE EVENING my ears caught a mysterious allusion which Mrs. Todd made to Shell-heap Island. It was a chilly night of cold northeasterly rain, and I made a fire for the first time in the Franklin stove in my room, and begged my two housemates to come in and keep me company. The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett is a masterpiece of world fiction. True, nothing much happens in this novel. It is just a series of sketches about regular people in New England in the Nineteenth Century living out their daily by:

    About The Country of the Pointed Firs it was touching to discover that this lonely spot was not without its pilgrims. The story of an endearing, unlikely friendship set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful Maine coastal town, The Country of 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. First published in , 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 More.

    THE COUNTRY OF THE POINTED FIRS. By Sarah Orne Jewett. Note: SARAH ORNE JEWETT ( ) 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. About The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories. Sarah Orne Jewett’s The Country of the Pointed Firs was published in , and it quickly garnered a reputation for its truthfulness and the quality of its writing. Rudyard Kipling described it as ‘immense–it is the very life,’ and Henry James praised it for being ‘absolutely true–not a word overdone–such elegance and.


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