Discovering a writer's heart
- Fathers, daughters, slaves: The haunted scene of writing in Jewett's `In Dark New England Days'. Church, Joseph // ATQ;Sep91, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p205
Focuses on the relationship between daughters and fathers in Sarah Orne Jewett's `In Dark New England Days.' Summary of the narrative; Impact of the father's death; American slavery and its effect on society.
- A visit to `The Country of the Pointed Firs'. Toth, Susan Allen // Victoria;Sep96, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p80
Profiles writer Sarah Orne Jewett. Author's fascination with Jewett's Dunnet Landing in the novel `The Country of the Pointed Firs'; description of Jewett's environment; Features of Jewett's house in Maine.
- Poetic setting. Morrissey, Laurie D. // Historic Traveler;Summer98, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p20
Offers information on the Frost Place, the historic house of poet Robert Frost, in Franconia, New Hampshire. Frost's source of inspiration; Number of visitors attracted by the place annually; Its features.
- Knowing the World So Well. Simon, Linda // World & I;Jul2000, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p269
Profiles Theodora Sarah Orne Jewett, a 19th-century woman writer. Biographical information; Several pseudonyms she used for her early publications; Books written; Social life.
- The Country of the Pointed Firs. Schultz, Christine; Kageleiry, Jamie // Yankee;Aug96, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p16
Features female writer Sarah Orne Jewett. Literary debut in `The Atlantic Monthly' in 1869; Publication of work `The Country of the Pointed Firs'; Death of Jewett in 1909 from injuries suffered after falling off a carriage.
- Visions of time in The Country of the Pointed Firs. Graham, Margaret Baker // Studies in Short Fiction;Winter95, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p29
Presents an interpretation of Sarah Orne Jewett's `The Country of the Pointed Firs'. Perspectives on feminist theory; Narrative structure; Theory of time.
- A Woman's Psychological Journey in Jewett's "The King of Folly Island" Church, Joseph // Essays in Literature;Fall96, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p234
Discusses the book `The King of Folly Island,' by Sarah Orne Jewett. Depiction of provincial life; Evidence in the use of narratives to address the psychological and sociological conditions of women; Interest in women's subjection to man's familial prerogatives.
- Writing to the human heart. Seldes, Marian // Victoria;Jan96, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p38
Describes writer Willa Cather. Depth of meaning of works; Family background; Influence of Sarah Orne Jewett.
- Historic houses: Goethe in Weimar. // Architectural Digest;Oct92, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p180
Offers a look at author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's town house in Weimar, Germany. He moved to Weimar in 1775 at the urging of Duke Karl August, who wanted to make Weimar a cultural center. Spaces; Work at Weimar; Interest in botany; Benefits of friendship with Duke.