Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio *NEW*

Published in 1919 to instant acclaim and popularity, Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio laid bare the hopes, dreams, and fears of a small Midwestern town. An American literary classic, it influenced writers such as Hemingway, Faulkner, and Steinbeck. To mark its centenary, we’ll explore the book’s engaging characters, themes, style, and portrayal of the human condition, and discuss what makes it timeless. Please read the prologue and first four stories for first class and be ready to talk.  Instructor: Jack Curtis