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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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A Week in Literary History

September 13th, 2002

American novelist and short story writer Sherwood Anderson (Winesburg, Ohio, 1919) is born in Camden, Ohio, 1876.

Sherwood Anderson, b. September 13, 1876, d. 1941

andersonsherwood.jpgWith the publication of Winesburg, Ohio in 1919 Anderson became a famous and successful writer, but he lived to see his reputation fall as, one by one, other, younger American writers repudiated his undoubted influence on them, among them Hemingway, who parodied Anderson’s novel Dark Laughter in his The Torrents of Spring.

Suggested Reading Novels Poor White, 1920. Many Marriages, 1923. Dark Laughter, 1925. Stories Winesburg, Ohio, 1919. The Triumph of the Egg, 1921. Horses and Men, 1923. Death in the Woods and Other Stories, 1933. Autobiography A Story Teller’s Story, 1924. Tar: A Midwest Childhood, 1926. Sherwood Anderson’s Memoirs, 1942.

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