The Modern Writer is an essay written by Sherwood Anderson and published in 1925.
This essay deals with the beginning of American literature and Anderson's experience as a modern American novelist, giving advice to anyone who wants to pursue it.
Anderson defends using the truth in an original and non-standard way. In this book, the author analyzes the American literary landscape and writing style, dealing with issues such as standardization and its effect on business and the craft of writing. It encourages honesty and a simple style.
This digital edition is based on San Francisco MCMXXV, THE LANTERN PRESS GELBER, LILIENTHAL, INC.
After all it is not very strange that we in America have been a long time coming to the beginning of something like a national literature. Nations are not made in a short time and we Americans have been trying to make rather a large nation.
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