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Sherwood Anderson has long been surrounded by myth. A romantic's dream, he abandoned a successful, wealthy lifestyle for that of a struggling writer. He perfected the casual, lyrical style of writing most recognized by his successor William Faulkner, and was instrumental in getting both Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway published. Beyond the legend is a man who demonstrated all sides of the American dream: a working boy, a businessman, and a worldly artist in the same lifetime.

Music on the Show
Artists: Composer William Flanagan, mezzo-soprano Mary Ann Hart, pianist Dennis Helmrich
CD Title: Permit Me Voyage
Song: “Valentine to Sherwood Anderson”
Label and Year: Albany Records. 1995

Fred Andrle (WOSU)

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