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The country of the pointed firs and other stories

by Sarah Orne Jewett

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Anchor Books in 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

      StatementSarah Orne Jewett ; preface by Willa Cather.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2132 .C64 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p. ;
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2205673M
      ISBN 100385092148
      LC Control Number89027686

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“The Country of the Pointed Firs” is made up of a series of short chapters that focuses on characters who live stark, simple lives on the islands off the coast of Maine. The story is told by a female narrator, a writer who has fallen in love with the small seacoast town of Dunnet Landing/5(37).

THE COUNTRY OF POINTED FIRS () is neither a novel nor a collection of short stories, but rather a series of linked sketches set on a fictional Maine seaport town called Dunnet Landing. The author has a quietly evocative writing style which paints a /5. The Country of the Pointed Firs, is a concisely written and beautifully wrought episodic novel of a young woman writer's summer sojourn in the Maine fishing village of Dunnet Landing.

Through Jewett, the The country of the pointed firs and other stories book woman conveys the effect of her deepening connections to the people of Dunnet Landing, especially the sibylline Mrs.

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Sarah Orne Jewett (–) was the daughter of a physician in Berwick, Maine. Her books include Deephaven, The Country /5(9). “The Country of the Pointed Firs” is made up of a series of short chapters that focuses on characters who live stark, simple lives on the islands off the coast of Maine.

The story is told by a female narrator, a writer who has fallen in love with the small seacoast town of Dunnet Landing/5(36). "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 by: First published inThe 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 serenely The young student of American literature in far distant years to come will take up this book and say a/5.

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. 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.

About The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories Sarah Orne Jewett’s place in American letters was assured when this acclaimed collection of stories about her native state of Maine was first published in   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/5(K).

The Hardcover of the The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories by Sarah Orne Jewett at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : University of New Hampshire Press. 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 her earlier writing.

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. 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: The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs is a study of the effects of isolation and hardship on the inhabitants of coastal Maine.

This guide contains four sections: Prereading Activities, Summaries and Teaching Suggestions, After Reading the Novel, and Extended Learning. Readers wishing to experience The Country of the Pointed Firs, Jewett’s generally acknowledged masterpiece, as she originally published it.

Editions for The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), This collection of 21 short stories is often called a "story cycle" or a novel in stories.

The unnamed narrator is, like Jewett, an unattached female writer who zealously protects her time to write. She returns to Dunnet, Maine, a small coastal village she had visited a few years prior, in order to finish writing a book.

She befriends several of the native residents, including the 3/5(1). Study Guide for The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories. 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 Author: Sarah Orne Jewett.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 /5(22). This edition of The Country of the Pointed Firs makes the American classic available in the form in which it was originally published in An edition published after the author's death had incorporated three "Dunnett Landing" stories into the novel as additional chapters; these stories appear here in a separate section, along with a fourth Price: $