|February 20, 1923|
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Because Anderson explored the new sexual freedom in the novel, it was attacked in an American crusade against "dirty books", which also objected to D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love. Sales of Anderson's novel declined markedly after this unwelcome publicity.
- Daniel Mark Fogel,"Sherwood Anderson", The American Novel, PBS, 2007, accessed June 2, 2013
- Rideout (2006), 498–500
- Howe, Irving. Sherwood Anderson. New York: William Sloane Associates, 1951. (pg. 254)
- Fitzgerald, F. Scott (March 4, 1923). "Sherwood Anderson on the Marriage Question," New York Herald section 9: 5.
- Rideout, Walter (2006). Sherwood Anderson: A Writer in America. Vol. 1. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 9780299215309