Local Color Fiction and A Country Doctor

Local color is a genre of literature which seeks to record a specific way of life at a certain time and space therefore the main components of a local color fiction is: One of the prime features undoubtedly of local color fiction is location – temporal and spatial. Jewett takes meticulous care in detailing the … Read moreLocal Color Fiction and A Country Doctor

American Realism and Naturalism in The Country Doctor  

Sarah Orne Jewett’s The Country Doctor (1884) is classified as a local color fiction because of the encapsulated elements of time, space, memory, romanticism, stock characters, language, and the predominant city versus country theme. Local color fiction concentrated on the ideal pastoral life of the South before upheavals and paradigm shifts change its face entirely. … Read moreAmerican Realism and Naturalism in The Country Doctor