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DEATH in THE WOODS AND OTHER STORIES—Sherwood Anderson—Live right

Sherwood Anderson never wrote a good novel, but he has written some first-rate short stories. His bumbling, fumbling, earnest-zany style wanders all over the place when it comes to telling a long narrative: confined to briefer limits it is often a powerful plodder. Though none of the 16 stories in Death in the Woods is the equal of his justly famed "I'm a Fool," three of them are well up to Anderson standard; one ("The Fight") is not only good but (what is...

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