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by Susie Thomas


Willa Sibert Cather (/ˈkæðər/; December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was an American writer who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers! (1913), The Song of the Lark (1915), and My Ántonia (1918)

Willa Sibert Cather (/ˈkæðər/; December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was an American writer who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers! (1913), The Song of the Lark (1915), and My Ántonia (1918). In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (1922), a novel set during World War I. Cather graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Part of the Women Writers book series (WW). The author draws extensively on Cather's unpublished letters and analyzes how she overcame the difficulties which beset her as a woman writer. Chapters Table of contents (9 chapters). About About this book. Pages i-x. PDF. Introduction. Pages 1-3. Willa Cather 1873–1947. To Bayreuth and back again: Susie Thomas. From horse opera to homesteads: Susie Thomas. America color culture death Europe feminism opera.

Willa Cather's novels were neglected after her death, but a new generation of readers has greeted her work with enthusiasm. This feminist study, which draws extensively on Cather's unpublished letters, analyses how she overcame the difficulties which beset a woman writer in the mid-West during the early part of the century. It shows how her absorption in European culture i Willa Cather's novels were neglected after her death, but a new generation of readers has greeted her work with enthusiasm.

Willa Cather's best known novel; a narrative that recounts a life lived . Willa Cather is one of America's most treasured writers

Willa Cather's best known novel; a narrative that recounts a life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert. Willa Cather is one of America's most treasured writers. Her childhood in the woodlands of Virginia and on the prairies of Nebraska formed the inspiration for many of her novels, and her devotion to education provided the basis for her lifetime of achievement. Many critics have stated that Cather might have won a Nobel Prize had she not been a woman in a time of gender inequality.

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Willa Cather was a Pulitzer Prize winning American author, known for her war classic ‘One of Ours’. This biography provides detailed information on her childhood, life, works, achievements and timeline. Willa Cather was a Pulitzer Prize winning American author, known for her war classic ‘One of Ours’. Birthday: December 7, 1873. Nationality: American. Famous: Quotes By Willa Cather Novelists. Died At Age: 73. Sun Sign: Sagittarius. Also Known As: Willa Sibert Cather.

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 - Criticism and interpretation. inlibrary; printdisabled; trent university;. Kahle/Austin Foundation.

As a writer she was intrigued by nature's ruthlessness and mankind's limitless potential for brutality and had a passion for the beauty of art.

A ruined beauty whose dignity has suffered a lifetime of loss and disenchantment. A Czech immigrant who finds a paradoxical contentment on the harsh expanse of the Nebraska prairie. First published in 1926, this 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. As a writer she was intrigued by nature's ruthlessness and mankind's limitless potential for brutality and had a passion for the beauty of art.

It took Cather four years to earn Claude’s closing scene of bravery and . Willa Cather had learned to judge her work with an honesty that is not given to many writers.

It took Cather four years to earn Claude’s closing scene of bravery and personal triumph in the trenches. One of Ours is a long and mighty novel in five books, the writer setting the pace for her readers. If Book I: On Lovely Creek reads like a fable, it was surely the writer’s intention: her introduction to a character she would come to see as worthy of legend as the years progress beyond boyhood through Claude’s dissatisfaction with his second rate education.

(Willa Cather) is saying the most interesting, most profound things about the art of writing, and the life of art, that have been . The contents are extensive pieces Cather wrote on writers and pieces of writing familiar to readers

(Willa Cather) is saying the most interesting, most profound things about the art of writing, and the life of art, that have been said in our time certainly, and she does it with immense grace and dignity. Katherine Anne Porter, New York Times. The contents are extensive pieces Cather wrote on writers and pieces of writing familiar to readers. The attempt is forced and the contents are wedged into the title and purpose of the publishers or Tennant.

Willa Cather's novels were neglected after her death, but a new generation of readers has greeted her work with enthusiasm. This feminist study, which draws extensively on Cather's unpublished letters, analyses how she overcame the difficulties which beset a woman writer in the mid-West during the early part of the century. It shows how her absorption in European culture influenced her perception of America and enabled her to produce some of the most compelling literature of modern times. Susie Thomas's highly readable account will be welcomed by all those studying Cather's work. Contents: Willa Cather 1873-1947; To Bayreuth and Back Again:^R The Troll Garden, The Song of the Lark, One of Ours, Uncle Valentine; From Horse Opera to Homesteads: O Pioneers!; The Golden Girl of the West: My Antonia; Time's Fool and A Lost Lady; To Speak of the Woe That is in Marriage: The Professor's House; The Chemistry of Colour: Death Comes For the Archbishop and Shadows on the Rock; Testimony: Obscure Destinies, Sapphira and the Slave Girl, The Old Beauty and Others

Willa Cather (Women Writers) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0389208839

ISBN: 0389208833

Author: Susie Thomas

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: History & Criticism

Language: English

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 21, 1989)

Pages: 192 pages

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