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Death in the Woods


Sherwood Anderson’s short story “Death in the Woods” is the first story in a collection that is  titled Death in the Woods.  The story is based on an incident in Anderson’s life when he and his brother saw a dead woman in the woods near their home.


Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • PS3501 .N4



LINCCWeb Online Catalog – Search Terms (In All Fields)


  • Anderson, Sherwood



Circulating Books – A Selected List



  • Anderson, Sherwood. Short Stories.  1962.

                         Call Number:  PZ3 .A55 Sj 1992

  •  Bloom, Harold. Sherwood Anderson. 2003.

                          Call Number:  PS3501 .N4 Z826 2003

  • Taylor, Welford. Sherwood Anderson.  1977.

                        Call Number:  PS3501 .N4 Z857 1977

  • White, Ray Lewis. The Achievement of Sherwood Anderson; Essays in Criticism.  1966.

                        Call Number:  PS3501 .N4 Z95 1966



Reference Materials


  • Critical Survey of Short FictionCall Number: REF PN3321 .C7 2001

o   Vol. 1, pg. 80

  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series (Revised Edition)Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004

o   Vol. 2, pg. 896-99

  • Twentietieth Century Literary Criticism Call Number: REF PN771 .G27

o   Vol. 1, pg. 44, 46, 54

o   Vol. 10, pg. 37, 44-7, 52-3

o   Vol. 123, pg. 18-23, 85             

  • Short Story Criticism –  Call Number: REF PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 1, pg. 31, 37-8, 40, 50-2, 58-62

o   Vol. 46, pg. 2-22

o   Vol. 91, pg. 23, 31, 37, 84, 104

  • Short Stories for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o   Vol. 10, pg. 53-78



Research Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literature Resources from Gale




This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.


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Last Revised on November 21, 2021

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