A Story-Teller's Story: Memoirs of Youth and Middle Age
A Story-Teller's Story Memoirs of Youth and Middle Age Author:Sherwood Anderson 1924. Anderson, whose prose style, derived from everyday speech, influenced American short story writing between World Wars I and II. He directed the American short story away from the neatly plotted tales of O. Henry and his imitators. A Story Teller's Story is Anderson's own tale of an American writer's journey through his own imaginative worl... more »d and through the world of facts, with many of his experiences and impressions among other writers-told in many notes-in four books and an Epilogue. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.« less
In Sherwood Anderson's own words, these classic memoirs are "the tale of an American writer's jounrey through his own imaginative world and through the world of facts, with many of his experiences and impressions among other writers"
The book is much more than that: It is the story of an artist and an idealist in his untiring struggle against the materialism and standardization of American life.