Younger writers sought her advice, which she generously supplied.
Her most important liaison was with Annie Adams Fields of Boston. Novels and Stories latest reissue, Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.
Jewett earned success and modest fame as a writer at an early age. There is, moreover, a sense of the fragility and fleetingness of human bonds, seen in the poignant parting scene between Mrs. Her literary importance arises from her careful, if subdued, vignettes of country life that reflect a contemporary interest in local color rather than in plot.
Contemporary reviews were slight and mixed. In her earliest diaries she describes her intense emotional attachment to several young women. Sarah Orne Jewett Letters edited by R.
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