Jewett, Sarah Orne

3 September 1849 - 24 June 1909

American writer, best known for her tales of New England, perhaps most famously The Country of the Pointed Firs.

Sites:
Sarah Orne Jewett
[Donna Campbell, Gonzaga U]
S. O. J. Text Project
[Terry Heller, Coe College]
Sarah Orne Jewett
Includes a primary and secondary bibliography and links. [Domestic Goddesses (Scribbling Women)]
Biographical note
[Elizabeth Ammons, Tufts U; Heath Anthology of American Literature]
Sarah Orne Jewett
Biographical and critical overview, stressing Jewett's contributions to "proto-lesbian literature." [Marilee Lindemann, glbtq]
Brief biographical note
[Local Color]
Brief biographical note
[Columbia Encyclopedia, Bartleby.com]


Etexts:
"In Dark New England Days" "The Foreigner" [1900] (62K) [UVa Etext Center]
"The Landscape Chamber"
 



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Essays and Reviews:
"Sarah Orne Jewett and the Ghost Story with a note on her influence on H. P. Lovecraft" by Jessica Amanda Salmonson.
An important discussion of the still-largely-overlooked supernaturalist and fantastic elements in the work of Jewett, by one of the premier editors and scholars of the ghostly. [Violet Books]

"Sarah Orne Jewett."