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Early novels and stories

Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by the Viking Press, ©1987.
Series: Library of America, 35.
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The first of three volumes presenting the writings of Willa Cather includes her early book of stories and first four novels. The troll garden: Cather's first short story collection, originally published in 1905, depicts characters who seek the realm of beauty and imagination, but are confronted by the vulgarity and brutality of American society. O pioneers!: In Nebraska at the end of the nineteenth century, Swedish  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.
Early novels and stories.
New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by the Viking Press, c1987
(OCoLC)567611860
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willa Cather
ISBN: 0940450399 9780940450394 0521324866 9780521324861
OCLC Number: 13581680
Description: 1336 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The troll garden --
O pioneers! --
The song of the lark --
My Ántonia --
One of ours.
Series Title: Library of America, 35.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Willa Cather.

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The first of three volumes presenting the writings of Willa Cather includes her early book of stories and first four novels. The troll garden: Cather's first short story collection, originally published in 1905, depicts characters who seek the realm of beauty and imagination, but are confronted by the vulgarity and brutality of American society. O pioneers!: In Nebraska at the end of the nineteenth century, Swedish immigrant Alexandra Bergson leads her family to success, but not without personal sacrifice. The song of the lark: Follows the life of Thea Kronberg from her childhood in 19th-century Colorado to her career as a renowned opera singer. My Antonia: The reminiscences of a New York lawyer, Jim Burden, about his boyhood in Nebraska, particularly a young Bohemian girl named Antonia Shimerda, are set against the backdrop of the American assimilation of the immigrant. One of ours: The son of a prosperous Nebraska farmer yearns to leave his prairie home.

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