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Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches By Sarah Orne Jewett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849 – June 24, 1909) was... More > an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine. Jewett is recognized as an important practitioner of American literary regionalism.Jewett's family had been residents of New England for many generations, and Sarah Orne Jewett was born in South Berwick, Maine. Her father was a doctor, and Jewett often accompanied him on his rounds, becoming acquainted with the sights and sounds of her native land and its people. As treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that developed in early childhood, Jewett was sent on frequent walks and through them also developed a love of nature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Orne_Jewett< Less
Strangers and Wayfarers By Sarah Orne Jewett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849 – June 24, 1909) was... More > an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine. Jewett is recognized as an important practitioner of American literary regionalism.Jewett's family had been residents of New England for many generations, and Sarah Orne Jewett was born in South Berwick, Maine. Her father was a doctor specializing in "obstetrics and diseases of women and children." and Jewett often accompanied him on his rounds, becoming acquainted with the sights and sounds of her native land and its people. As treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that developed in early childhood, Jewett was sent on frequent walks and through them also developed a love of nature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Orne_Jewett< Less
A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches By Sarah Orne Jewett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849 – June 24, 1909) was... More > an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine. Jewett is recognized as an important practitioner of American literary regionalism.Jewett's family had been residents of New England for many generations, and Sarah Orne Jewett was born in South Berwick, Maine. Her father was a doctor specializing in "obstetrics and diseases of women and children." and Jewett often accompanied him on his rounds, becoming acquainted with the sights and sounds of her native land and its people. As treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that developed in early childhood, Jewett was sent on frequent walks and through them also developed a love of nature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Orne_Jewett< Less
The Life of Nancy By Sarah Orne Jewett
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The Life of Nancy (1895) is a collection of eleven short stories by Sarah Orne Jewett. Following in the tradition of "local color" fiction, Jewett's stories are defined by their detailed... More > descriptions of all aspects of everyday life in the country locales and fishing-towns in which the stories are set. Despite the lack of relation between the characters in each story, a common theme runs through the collection: nostalgia for the past and/or a need for revival of tradition.The title story of this collection of ten tales might well stand as a representative title for a very large part of Miss Jewett's work. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Life_of_Nancy Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Country of the Pointed Firs By Sarah Orne Jewett
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A Country Doctor By Sarah Orne Jewett
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A Country Doctor is a fiction novel by American author Sarah Orne Jewett. The book, which was first published in 1884, was based off of the relationship between Jewett and her physician father. The... More > main character of A Country Doctor, Nan, is a young woman that encounters much strife when she decides to go against the traditional values of the day and become a doctor. The work has been compared to Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward's Doctor Zay, which also depicted a woman seeking a medical career in the late 1800s.< Less
The Story of the Normans: Told Chiefly in Relation to Their Conquest of England By Sarah Orne Jewett
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A transcription of Sarah Orne Jewett's 19th century history of the Normans in England. Editing is imperfect, as I intended this transcription for a college textbook, and all available versions of... More > this text for purchase were either A) purely online (which is not my preference) or B) available in a hardcover, expensive edition which, according to reviews, is very low quality. While this version does not have complete editing (some pages are yellow), it is my hope that it will be a cheaper alternative for those interested in medieval Europe.< Less
The Normans; Told Chiefly In Relation To Their Conquest Of England By Sarah Orne Jewett
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The Country of the Pointed Firs By Sarah Orne Jewett
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The Life Uncovered in A Lonely, Hard Fishing Village.. The Country of the Pointed Firs is an 1896 short story sequence by Sarah Orne Jewett which is considered by some literary critics to be her... More > finest work. Henry James described it as her "beautiful little quantum of achievement." Ursula K. Le Guin praises its "quietly powerful rhythms." Because it is loosely structured, many critics view the book not as a novel, but a series of sketches; however, its structure is unified through both setting and theme. The novel can be read as a study of the effects of isolation and hardship experienced by the inhabitants of the decaying fishing villages along the Maine coast. Sarah Orne Jewett, who wrote the book when she was 47, was largely responsible for popularizing the regionalism genre with her sketches of the fictional Maine fishing village of Dunnet Landing. Like Jewett, the narrator is a woman, a writer, unattached, genteel in demeanor, feisty and zealously protective of her time to write.< Less
The Country of the Pointed Firs By Sarah Orne Jewett
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The Life Uncovered in A Lonely, Hard Fishing Village.. The Country of the Pointed Firs is an 1896 short story sequence by Sarah Orne Jewett which is considered by some literary critics to be her... More > finest work. Henry James described it as her "beautiful little quantum of achievement." Ursula K. Le Guin praises its "quietly powerful rhythms." Because it is loosely structured, many critics view the book not as a novel, but a series of sketches; however, its structure is unified through both setting and theme. The novel can be read as a study of the effects of isolation and hardship experienced by the inhabitants of the decaying fishing villages along the Maine coast. Sarah Orne Jewett, who wrote the book when she was 47, was largely responsible for popularizing the regionalism genre with her sketches of the fictional Maine fishing village of Dunnet Landing. Like Jewett, the narrator is a woman, a writer, unattached, genteel in demeanor, feisty and zealously protective of her time to write.< Less

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