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The Country of The Pointed Firs
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Author Sarah Orne Jewett
Year 2017
Binding Hardback
Pages 100
ISBN10, ISBN13 9351285057, 9789351285052
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The Title 'The Country of The Pointed Firs written/authored/edited by Sarah Orne Jewett', published in the year 2017. The ISBN 9789351285052 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 100 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Kalpaz Publications. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is Literature & Fiction / Classics.
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ABOUT THE BOOK

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. The author wrote this book when she was 47, was largely responsible for popularising the regionalism genre with her sketches of the fictional Maine fishing village of Dunnet landing. In this book the author recorded what she felt were the rapidly disappearing traditions, manners and dialect of Maine coast natives at the turn of the twentieth century.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849-June 24, 1909) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local colour works set along or near the southern sea coast of Maine. Jewett is recognise an important practitioner of American literary regionalism. She had been residents of new England for many generations. She published her first important story in the Atlantic monthly at age 19and her reputation grew throughout the 1870s and 1880s. Her other known novels are A Country Doctor, A White Heron. She also wrote three children books.

CONTENTS

CONTENTS
I. The Return ...................................................................................... 9
II. Mrs. Todd ..................................................................................... 10
III. The Schoolhouse .......................................................................... 14
IV. At the Schoolhouse Window ........................................................ 16
V. Captain Littlepage ........................................................................ 18
VI. The Waiting Place ........................................................................ 23
VII. The Outer Island ........................................................................... 28
VIII. Green Island ................................................................................. 31
IX. William......................................................................................... 38
X. Where Pennyroyal Grew .............................................................. 41
XI. The Old Singers............................................................................ 45
XII. A Strange Sail ............................................................................... 48
XIII. Poor Joanna .................................................................................. 53
XIV. The Hermitage .............................................................................. 60
XV. On Shell-heap Island .................................................................... 65
XVI. The Great Expedition ................................................................... 68
XVII. A Country Road............................................................................ 72
XVIII. The Bowden Reunion ................................................................... 77
XIX. The Feast’s End ............................................................................ 85
XX. Along Shore.................................................................................. 89
XXI. The Backward View ..................................................................... 98

 

 

 

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