A Flower in the Heart of the Painting

A Flower in the Heart of the Painting Amy Krohn
  • Title: A Flower in the Heart of the Painting
  • Author: Amy Krohn
  • ISBN: 9780615829500
  • Page: 490
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Flower in the Heart of the Painting Amy Krohn A Flower in the Heart of the Painting A Flower in the Heart of the Painting is a collection of short stories by award winning author Amy Krohn Set almost exclusively in the rural heart of the Midwest this book is populated by a cast of q
    A Flower in the Heart of the Painting is a collection of short stories by award winning author Amy Krohn Set almost exclusively in the rural heart of the Midwest, this book is populated by a cast of quiet characters whose land and interior lives are brought into full relief Like Tolstoi and Cather, Krohn draws us into unassuming, ordinary dramas in order to reveal that,A Flower in the Heart of the Painting is a collection of short stories by award winning author Amy Krohn Set almost exclusively in the rural heart of the Midwest, this book is populated by a cast of quiet characters whose land and interior lives are brought into full relief Like Tolstoi and Cather, Krohn draws us into unassuming, ordinary dramas in order to reveal that, in spite of our best efforts to live compartmentalized, comfortable lives loosened from the transcendent, everything is at stake.The heart of the collection is A Portrait of Happiness and Love, a hundred page novella modeled after Tolstoi s short novel Family Happiness In both the former and the latter, idealized marriages are tested, drained of false romanticism but, as Krohn s narrator notes, What love we shared had suffered blows, and yet, bent and wounded, it grew upward, fiercer than before.
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    About Amy Krohn


    1. Amy Krohn is the mother of three young children, the wife of a farmer, a writer, and a lover of all things beautiful She thanks the Lord for being the great Creator He is most generous to bestow creativity in those He has created.


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    1. Midwestern women must be reckoned with, in life and literature Female descendants of the sturdy farm wife maintain decorum with steady hands, strong convictions and, when called for, steely presence Into this resolute culture where a sneeze gets the devils out comes an artist To create or be created that is the question.Amy Krohn s sketches are regionalist, set in semi rural Wisconsin, though one might say the uneasy evolution of the settler into the settled is the story everywhere in the United [...]

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    2. In A Flower in the Heart of the Painting, Amy Krohn writes with an artist s eye, her characters noting details that only an artist would know to describe, like the fall of a shadow in the folds of a hood Among a plethora of writers who see the world with an observer s eye, it s mesmerizing to read her descriptions and perspectives, and to treat fiction, in a way, like painting.She consistently constructs narratives with a poetic cadence that begs to be slowly consumed, read aloud, pondered When [...]

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