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Dark Laughter

(1926)
A novel by

 
Dark Laughter was Anderson's only bestseller during his lifetime. It dealt with the new sexual freedom of the 1920s, a theme also explored in Many Marriages and later works. The influence of James Joyce's Ulysses, which Anderson had read before writing the 1925 novel, is expressed in this book.

Ernest Hemingway parodied Dark Laughter in "The Torrents of Spring", mocking the pretensions of Anderson's style and characters. Gertrude Stein, his former mentor, objected to Heminway's parody of a writer who had helped him get published, and they had a falling out.

 
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Used availability for Sherwood Anderson's Dark Laughter


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Hardback Editions

January 1900 : USA Hardback
Title: Dark Laughter
Author(s): Sherwood, Anderson
ISBN: 0-87140-990-9 / 978-0-87140-990-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
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June 1940 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Dark Laughter
Author(s): Sherwood Anderson
ISBN: 0-88411-277-2 / 978-0-88411-277-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Dark Laughter
Author(s): Sherwood Anderson
ISBN: 1-78139-832-1 / 978-1-78139-832-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Benediction Classics
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December 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Dark Laughter
Author(s): Sherwood Anderson
ISBN: 1-78139-570-5 / 978-1-78139-570-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Benediction Classics
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April 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Dark Laughter
Author(s): Sherwood Anderson
ISBN: 1-4733-0327-3 / 978-1-4733-0327-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Woods Press
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March 1970 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Dark Laughter
Author(s): Sherwood Anderson
ISBN: 0-87140-205-X / 978-0-87140-205-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
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January 1887 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Publications of the Lick Observatory of the University of California / prepared under the direction of the Lick Trustees
Author(s): Unknown
ISBN: 1-125-35702-9 / 978-1-125-35702-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: University of California Libraries
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Kindle Editions

April 2014 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: DARK LAUGHTER (Timeless Wisdom Collection Book 1526)
Author(s): SHERWOOD ANDERSON
Publisher: Business and Leadership Publishing
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