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world of Willa Cather

by Mildred R. Bennett

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mildred R. Bennett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3505.A87 Z58 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 285 p. :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1118005M
      ISBN 100803211511
      LC Control Number94044205

      Like me, you may have first discovered Willa Cather through My s, you learned to love her style and prose, the dark irony and the sense of captured a story that was both difficult to stomach and even harder to put down. It delves into aspects that are so true-to-life for us in modern society, with hunger, suicide and deprivation paired with the (perhaps more basic. Willa Sibert Cather ( - ) Willa Sibert Cather (December 7, – Ap ) American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains. She was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in for One of Ours (), a novel set during World War I.

      A compilation of essays focusing on the significance of material culture to Cather’s work and Cather scholarship. Willa Cather and Material Culture is a collection of 11 new essays that tap into a recent and resurgent interest among Cather scholars in addressing her work and her career through the lens of cultural studies. One of the volume's primary purposes is to demonstrate the extent to. Concentrating on Cather’s childhood, adolescence, young womanhood, and lengthy apprenticeship, O’Brien paints the portrait of the artist as a young woman and reveals the complex interplay between Willa Cather’s life and her work. In a new Preface, O’Brien sets the book in its historical context.

        An intense scholarly analysis attempts to show that Pulitzer-winning Cather was far more than just a storyteller of the prairies. Stout, a novelist (Home Truth, ) and professor (English/Texas A&M), does not flinch at such embarrassing aspects of Willa Cather’s thinking as her racism, imperialism, and in northern Virginia in , Cather experienced the disruptive. Publications in Book Form. Below, the Cather Archive has provided a complete list of Cather's novels, organized chronologically, as well as all of Cather's collections of poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction. Here users can find publication information for editions published during Cather's lifetime or shortly after, as well as for each of the Willa Cather Scholarly Editions, with links to.


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to My ntonia. Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic -- Helen Dunmore Her voice, laconical and richly sensuous, sings out with a note of unequivocal love for the people she is setting down on the page -- Marina Warner She is undoubtedly one of the twentieth century's greatest American writers * OBSERVER *Price: $ Buy Willa Cather: Three Complete Novels By Willa Cather.

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(), The Song of the Lark (), and My Ántonia (). In she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (), a novel set during World War I. The National Willa Cather Center is the registered tradename of the Willa Cather Foundation, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identifcation number ) under Section (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The World of Willa Cather describes the people and places in Nebraska that figure prominently in many of Cather's best novels and short stories.

It offers material than can be found nowhere else. Here are Willa Cather of Red Cloud, her family and friends, and the things that formed her sensibilities/5. For understandable reasons, "One of Ours" is perhaps Willa Cather's most underrated novel. Published inonly four years after the end of the First World War, it is widely regarded as Cather's "war novel" and, although she visited Europe to research the battle scenes, she admitted the difficulty of writing such a novel when she had no direct personal experience of war itself.

The Song of the Lark is the third novel by American author Willa Cather, written in It is generally considered to be the second novel in Cather's Prairie Trilogy, following O Pioneers. () and preceding My Ántonia (). The book tells the story of a talented artist born in a small town in Colorado who discovers and develops her singing voice.

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Born in Virginia, Willa Cather () moved with her family to Nebraska before she was ten, which later provided the setting for her best-known novels. The books O Pioneers.

and My Antonia, especially, with their focus on immigrant life on the prairie, established Cather as a major American novelist. First published inthis book is Cather's sparest and most dramatic novel, a dark and oddly prescient portrait of a marriage that subverts our oldest notions about the nature of happiness and the sanctity of the hearth.

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Authored by many renowned authors of their times, these books are a unique resource. Willa Cather was an American author famously known for her books of frontier life on the Great Plains including, My Antonia (), The Song of the Lark (), and O Pioneers (). One of Ours published in and set during the First World War won the Pulitzer Award in Willa Cather.

[Susie Thomas] Willa Cather; Willa Cather: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Susie Thomas. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: WorldCat is the world.

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She would publish My Ántonia, delayed until the fall of that year due to financial concerns and illness, and she would see her cousin Grosvenor killed in France six months before Armistice Day, Novemwhich ended the ile, the great "Spanish Flu" pandemic raged throughout the world.O Pioneers!

by Willa Cather. O Pioneers! () is the first book in Willa Cather's Prairie Trilogy, followed by The Song of the Lark (), and My Antonia (). It is a story about a family of Swedish immigrants farming in Hanover, Nebraska.