Dorothy (Frances) Canfield Fisher Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 13 pages of information about the life of Dorothy (Frances) Canfield Fisher.
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Dorothy Canfield Fisher (née Dorothea Frances Canfield) published her first collection of short stories, Hillsboro People, in 1915 and her last, A Harvest of Stories, from a Half Century of Writing , in 1956. Fisher used her maiden name, Dorothy Canfield, for her fiction writing. Her short stories were written and published when this literary form had already become an established genre and when some of its greatest practitioners, such as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, were further developing the art. Fisher's contribution was not insignificant, though one can hardly say she was very much concerned with literature, per se. She wrote stories that centered on the lives of middle-class people, primarily people who were rooted in the smaller communities of Vermont, but she brought to the interpretation of these lives a rich and universal outlook born of a desire to share her wisdom and her...

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