40 Inspiring Quotes By Sherwood Anderson, The Author Of Dark Laughter
Ohio, United States
Sherwood Anderson was a successful business owner in Ohio, before he had a nervous breakdown which led him to abandon his family and business to become a novelist and short story writer. Known for his self-divulging and subjective works, Anderson published ‘Winesburg, Ohio’; which was a series of interrelated short stories. Later, he went on to release ‘Puzzled America’, ‘Death in the Woods’ and ‘Kit Brandon: A Portrait’. He was one of the first essayists to establish theories from Freudian analysis and psychology in his work. Instead of focusing on storylines and plot, he emphasized on using non-complex, accurate and unsentimental style to expose inner feelings of anger, void and emptiness in the lives of the characters. His books did reasonably well but ‘Dark Laughter’ was his only bestseller. Majority of his work was released posthumously. In honor of Anderson, his final residence was designated as National Historic Landmark. He expressed his thoughts and beliefs on several issues and subjects through his writing and his characters. Read through these quotes and sayings by Sherwood Anderson on dreams, loneliness, future, ambition, regret, uncertainties, marriage, travel and life.