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The Country of the Pointed Firs

Sarah Orne Jewett

The Country of the Pointed Firs

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Published by The Large Print Book Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature & Fiction / General,
  • Classics,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12443688M
    ISBN 101596880988
    ISBN 109781596880986
    OCLC/WorldCa166342990

    The Country of the Pointed Firs is considered Jewett's finest work, described by Henry James as her “beautiful little quantum of achievement.” Despite James's diminutives, the novel remains a classic.


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"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:   Jewett made her reputation with the novella The Country of the Pointed Firs (), A Country Doctor (), a novel reflecting her father and her early ambitions for a medical career, and A White Heron (), a collection of short stories are among her finest work.5/5(4).

The Country of the Pointed Firs, published inis Jewett’s best known work. This novel is narrated by an unnamed female writer from Boston who arrives at the seaside village of Dunnet Landing to spend the summer/5(41).

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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 inand 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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In scene after memorable scene of Sarah Orne Jewett's fictional masterpiece, The Country of Pointed Firs, the Maine-born author recorded what she felt were the rapidly disappearing traditions, manners, and dialect of Maine coast natives at the turn of the twentieth century.

In luminous evocations of their lives — a happy family reunion, an old seaman's ghostly vision, a disappointed lover's. The Country of the Pointed Firs () is considered Jewett's finest work, described by Henry James as her "beautiful little quantum of achievement." Despite James's diminutives, the novel remains a classic.

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I had lost myself completely in work, when I heard footsteps outside. There was a steep footpath between the upper and the lower road, which I climbed to shorten the way, as the.

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. The Country of the Pointed Firs () is considered by many critics to be the masterpiece of Sarah Orne Jewett, one of the greatest "local color" writers of the nineteenth century.

Jewett wrote stories and novels set in coastal fishing and shipbuilding towns of her native Maine. As in many of Jewett's stories, The Country of the Pointed Firs addresses themes of nostalgia, memory, and.

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Mark J. Schenker, Senior Associate Dean and Dean of Academic Affairs in Yale College. Considered by many to be her finest work, Sarah Orne Jewett’s Country of the Pointed Firs takes place in the fictional Maine village of Dunnet Jewett, the narrator is a woman, a writer, unattached, genteel in demeanor.

"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 /5(53).

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/5(K).