This volume brings together twenty-eight of the best of Dorothy Canfield's short stories written over a half century. Two of them are new, and the others, selected from her eight volumes of short stories, have been completely revised. Henry Memorial Awards.
Everyone bowed to that unwritten law of family life which ordains that, in the long run, everyone submerges his personal preference in the effort to conform to that of the member of the circle who complains most loudly and is most difficult to satisfy. Never since the dawn of human history, as far as I can find out, did people long settled in any region give a friendly welcome to newcomers. One of the disagreeable traits of our human nature seems to be to dislike on sight people who come later than the first settlers.
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I have long been interested in writers who have fallen into neglect. Dorothy Canfield Fisher is, unfortunately, among those whose work is seldom read these days, though she was quite famous in her time. Henry anthologies, she was also a noted educational reformer and social activist who was once named among the ten most influential women in the United States by no less than Eleanor Roosevelt.
I hadn't read this story until you mentioned a little while back, FT. The whole business of sex education -- and it HAS become a business now -- is something that I find both ludicrous and harmful. I was very lucky, I guess.
Two female American professors visiting Greece crashland on Mount Olympus and have to use their wits to survive the bawdy and powerful Greek gods. In a series of rollicking adventures the women become so successful at dealing with the immortals that they invite the gods return with them to Venice, California. The total chaos they create sets off a media feeding frenzy that ensures the gods will never be forgotten again.
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My brother Roscoe lives up in the Wind River mountains in Wyoming, and he has an interesting German wife and a little girl of five and cunning girl twins with whom I had the most fun. Here is a picture of them playing with me in their lovely back yard which has a mountain river rushing through it. And I think in both books the early part, and the American small town, came out the best, though you do it rather from the standpoint of the law-maker and I from that of the law-breaker, or at least of the rebel who bootlessly kicks against the pricks.