In the Middle of the Fields Summary
Mary Lavin

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In the Middle of the Fields Summary

Mary Lavin's “In the Middle of the Fields” is often referred to as one of the author's “widow stories,” a group of stories that Lavin wrote in the late 1960s that reflect her own struggles with widowhood. Patricia K. Meszaros, in her article on Lavin for Critique, writes that her widowhood “informs” this work “in her searching and compassionate portrayals of loneliness.” “In the Middle of the Fields” is one of the most...

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