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Feminist Fiction Writers: Sara Orne Jewett

Posted By LaurelLit 128 days ago on Writing

http://laurellit.com - Sara Orne Jewett was a turn-of-the-century novelist, poet, and short fiction writer, known especially for emphasizing nature and descriptions of coastal Maine in her work. Two pieces she is most well known for are: A White HeronandThe County of Pointed FirsIn The County of Pointed Firs, Jewett inserts throughout a dueling yet complementary sense of loss and perseverance. The rural town setting of coastal Maine drives the piece, and the environment is as harsh and unforgiving as it is b [...]

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