A white heron, and other stories

by Sarah Orne Jewett

Publisher: Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y

Written in English
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  • United States,
  • New England

Subjects:

  • Women -- New England -- Fiction,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction,
  • New England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Other titlesWhite heron
StatementSarah Orne Jewett.
GenreFiction.
SeriesDover thrift editions
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2131 1999b
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL43919M
ISBN 100486408841
LC Control Number99038635
OCLC/WorldCa41932506

Title:: A White Heron, and Other Stories: Author:: Jewett, Sarah Orne, Note: some with magazine versions as well; collection published Link. Jewett, Sarah Orne. A WHITE HERON AND OTHER STORIES. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Small octavo, pp. [] [1] [ blank] [ ads] [ blank], flyleaf at front, original pictorial two-part white and gray green cloth, front panel stamped in green, spine panel stamped in gold, : Sarah Orne Jewett. A White Heron Summary. When "A White Heron" appeared in as the title story in Sarah Orne Jewett's collection A White Heron and Other Stories, the author was already established as one of the finest local color writers the United States had produced. This was Jewett's eighth published book, and she had enough influ-ence with her publisher, Houghton, Mifflin, to open the book with the story.   Our story today, "A White Heron," is about a 9-year-old girl named Sylvie who moves from the city to live with her grandmother in the countryside of Vermont. Young Sylvie faces a .

Outstanding collections of stories and sketches followed: Old Friends and New (), Country By-Ways (), A White Heron and Other Stories (), and A Native of Winby and Other Tales (). At intervals Jewett wrote successful books for children, including Play Days (), The Story of the Normans (), and Betty Leicester (). "A White Heron" Suggestions for analysis, including environmentalism, gender issues, and Romanticism vs. Realism. Other Stories "Aunt Cynthy Dallett" Introduction and text of the story, available in both PDF and Google Docs formats. The Country of the Pointed Firs and other stories by Sarah Orne Jewett Prereading suggestion followed by summary. ''White Heron'' and Other Stories. Wonderfully descriptive prose from distinguished regionalist writer includes 10 tales dealing with female friendships, poverty, and compassion: "The Town Poor," "Miss Peck's Promotion," "The Passing of Sister Barsett," 7 more. From "Recent Fiction," Overland Monthly 8 (October ), pp. and A White Heron, a collection of Miss Jewett's latest stories, the first of which gives the title to the book.. Of Miss Jewett's stories little can ever be said, except to remark afresh on their beauty, their straightforward simplicity, and above all, their loving truth to the life of rural New England not merely.

  A white heron and other stories [Front cover] File name: 06_04_ Local call number: PSW Title: A white heron and other stories [Front cover]. Creator/Contributor: Whitman, Sarah (Binding designer); Jewett, Sarah Orne, (Author). Genre: Book covers. Date created: Physical description: 1 item: book cover. Summary/Abstract: Three-part binding, moss Views: K.   Moreover, the white color of the most sought-after heron symbolizes purity; by keeping the bird’s whereabouts a secret, Sylvia saves and preserves her own innocence. If she had allowed the young man to kill the white heron, her innocence would have died with the bird. First published in , "A White Heron" is one of the most famous of Jewett's nature-themed short stories. It follows a young girl named Sylvia who lives in a small country home with her grandmother. She has a simple life: ambling about with her cow, hanging out with the forest creatures, and getting up to typical preteen shenanigans.

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Her luminous descriptions of the landscape are apparent in the title story, commonly regarded as her finest single tale. Other stories focus on the rural lives of elderly women and their attempts to live with dignity and security. In "The Town Poor," the characters are resilient in their poverty and compassionate towards those in need.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, First Edition, second state with pp. a cancel. 12mo, pp. + adv. According to publisher's records, of. "A White Heron" is a short story by Sarah Orne Jewett. First published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company init was soon collected as the title story in Jewett's anthology A White Heron and Other Stories.

It follows a young city girl named Sylvia who came to live with her grandmother in the country. NOTES "A White Heron" was originally published in A White Heron & Other Stories (), then reprinted in Tales of New England ().

This text is from a reprinting of the edition of A White Heron & Other Tales of New England for a slightly different text and a table of differences between these two versions. “A White Heron” is Jewett’s best-known short story and the only one to have an entire critical book written about it, Louis Renza’s “A White Heron” and the Question of Minor Literature.

A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett ranks among the best short stories I've ever read. It has simplicity of style, an environmental message decades and decades before that was a popular theme and a clean choice of words that leaves a mark on your heart/5(19).

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First published init was later used as the title story in A White Heron and Other Stories, an anthology of Jewett’s writing. The story, only 41 paragraphs long, tells the tale of a young city girl named Sylvia who comes to live with her grandmother in the country. A White Heron and other stories.

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Sylvia is the nine-year-old granddaughter of Mrs. Tilley, and is the protagonist in the story, “A White Heron.” She is a young girl removed from the restrictive and uncomfortable town, who revels in the joys of the freedom of farm and country : Sarah Orne Jewett.

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The woods were already filled with shadows one June evening, just before eight o'clock, though a bright sunset still glimmered faintly among the trunks of the trees. A little girl was driving home her cow, a plodding, dilatory, provoking creature in her behavior, but a valued companion for all that.

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Opinion: I like this book it interested me much more because it relates to the animals and nature. Title: A White Heron Author: Genre: Short Stories A White Heron Characters: Silvia, Mrs Tilley Story: Silvia is poor, Silvia sees a white heron. The Story of an Hour Characters: Mrs Malbird, Josephine, Richards The Complete Life of John Hopkins.Sarah Orne Jewett’s “A White Heron” and Stephen Crane’s “The Open Boat” are both centered around a character or a group of characters; however, the difference arises when one examines the relationship between humans and nature in these two pieces.“A White Heron,” rejected by the Atlantic Monthly as too sentimental, was published first in Jewett’s collection A White Heron and Other Stories.

She wrote novels in addition to short stories but they were not as successful, with the exception of her greatest work, The Country of the Pointed Firs (), a series of sketches about the.