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Stories, poems, and other writings

Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. and Canada by the Viking Press, 1992.
Series: Library of America, 57.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume is an anthology of short stories and poetry written by American author Willa Cather (1873-1947). She achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, in works such as O Pioneers!, My Ántonia, and The Song of the Lark. This book includes the short-story collections "Youth and the Bright Medusa," "Obscure Destinies," and "The Old Beauty and Others," the novellas "Alexander's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Literary collections
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Willa Cather
ISBN: 0940450712 9780940450714
OCLC Number: 24143298
Description: x, 1039 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Uncollected stories (1892-1929) --
Peter --
On the divide --
Eric Hermannson's soul --
The Sentimentality of William Tavener --
The namesake --
The enchanted bluff --
The joy of Nelly Deane --
The Bohemian girl --
Consequences --
The bookkeeper's wife --
Ardessa --
Her boss --
Uncle Valentine --
Double birthday --
Alexander's bridge --
Youth and the bright Medusa --
Coming, Aphrodite! --
The diamond mine --
A gold slipper --
Scandal --
Paul's case --
A Wagner Matinée --
The sculptor's funeral --
A death in the desert --
My mortal enemy --
Obscure destinies --
Neighbour Rosicky --
Old Mrs. Harris --
Two friends --
The old beauty, and others --
The old beauty --
The best years --
Before breakfast --
April twilights, and other poems --
Not under forty --
A chance meeting --
The novel Démeublé --
148 Charles street --
Miss Jewett --
Joseph and his brothers --
Katherine Mansfield --
Selected reviews and essays (1895-1940) --
Mark Twain --
William Dean Howells --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Walt Whitman --
Henry James --
Harold Frederic --
Kate Chopin --
Stephen Crane --
Frank Norris --
When I knew Stephen Crane --
On the art of fiction --
Preface to Alexander's bridge --
Introduction to Daniel Defoe's The fortunate mistress --
Preface to Gertrude Hall's The Wagnerian romances --
Introduction to Stephen Crane's Wounds in the rain --
On Death comes for the Archbishop --
My first novels (There were two) --
On Shadows on the rock --
Escapism --
On The professor's house --
Light on Adobe walls.
Series Title: Library of America, 57.
Other Titles: Alexander's bridge.
Youth and the bright Medusa.
My mortal enemy.
Obscure destinies.
Old beauty, and others.
April twilights, and other poems.
Not under forty.
Works.
Responsibility: Willa Cather.
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This volume is an anthology of short stories and poetry written by American author Willa Cather (1873-1947). She achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, in works such as O Pioneers!, My Ántonia, and The Song of the Lark. This book includes the short-story collections "Youth and the Bright Medusa," "Obscure Destinies," and "The Old Beauty and Others," the novellas "Alexander's Bridge" and "My Mortal Enemy," occasional pieces, critical essays, and Cather's only book of poetry.

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