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Strangers and Wayfarers

Sarah Orne Jewett

Publisher: Good Press

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Sarah Orne Jewett's 'Strangers and Wayfarers' is a collection of short stories that delves into the lives of strangers and travelers who find themselves in unfamiliar territories. Jewett's literary style is characterized by vivid descriptions of landscapes and the inner lives of her characters, capturing the essence of rural New England life. This book serves as a snapshot of the late 19th century American society, highlighting themes of community, isolation, and the human connection to nature. Jewett's prose is rich, nuanced, and reflective, inviting readers to contemplate the complexities of human experience. With its empathetic portrayal of marginalized voices and its attention to detail, 'Strangers and Wayfarers' stands as a significant contribution to American literature. Sarah Orne Jewett, a prominent regionalist writer, drew inspiration from her own upbringing in New England to craft stories that celebrate the beauty and struggles of everyday life. Her keen observations and deep understanding of human nature shine through in this collection, making it a compelling read for those interested in exploring the intricacies of small town America and the human condition.
Available since: 12/04/2019.
Print length: 211 pages.

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