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A lost lady

Author: Willa Cather; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.; Plimpton Press.; Vail-Ballou Press.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1923
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Written from the perspective of a male narrator, Willa Cather's classic novel is an American version of "Madame Bovary". It is a portrait of a talented woman trapped in the conventions and economic restraints of a marriage. It is the story of a woman who defies expectations, and whose personal changes coincide with the transforming American Frontier. In this work, Willa Cather expressed her profoundly modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.
Lost lady.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1923
(OCoLC)568041384
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Willa Cather; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.; Plimpton Press.; Vail-Ballou Press.
OCLC Number: 346638
Notes: "The first edition ... consists of twenty thousand two hundred and twenty copies as follows: twenty on Borsoi all rag paper signed by the author and numbered A to T; two hundred copies on Borsoi all rag paper signed by the author and numbered 1 to 200; and twenty thousand copies on English feathereight paper."--Title page verso.
"Published September, 1923"--Title page verso.
"Set up and electrotyped by the Vail-Ballou Co., Binghamton, N.Y."--Title page verso.
"Paper furnished by W.F. Etherington & Co., New York"--Title page verso.
Description: 173 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Willa Cather.

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"Written from the perspective of a male narrator, Willa Cather's classic novel is an American version of "Madame Bovary". It is a portrait of a talented woman trapped in the conventions and economic restraints of a marriage. It is the story of a woman who defies expectations, and whose personal changes coincide with the transforming American Frontier. In this work, Willa Cather expressed her profoundly modern feminist views in the life of an ordinary and gifted woman who is stifled by marriage."--Ingram.

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