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Willa Cather

Author: Philip L Gerber
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Twayne Publishers, [1975].
Series: Twayne's United States authors series, 258.
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Renowned for their spirited portrayals of pioneer life on the austere Nebraska prairie, Willa Cather's novels--such as O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, and My Antonia--carry Cather's trademark strong women characters, intimate knowledge of the midwestern landscape, and lean, supple prose. In the course of her 40-year writing career, Cather published a dozen novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning One of Ours.  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gerber, Philip L.
Willa Cather.
Boston : Twayne Publishers, [1975]
(OCoLC)643747707
Named Person: Willa Cather; Willa Cather; Willa Cather
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip L Gerber
ISBN: 0805771557 9780805771558
OCLC Number: 1177807
Description: 187 p. : port. ; 21 cm.
Contents: From the World to Nebraska --
From Nebraska to the World --
The Bright Challeng --
The Reign of Mammon --
The Voyage Perilous: Cather and Creativity --
Trumpets of Fame; Cather's Career.
Series Title: Twayne's United States authors series, 258.
Responsibility: by Philip Gerber.
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Renowned for their spirited portrayals of pioneer life on the austere Nebraska prairie, Willa Cather's novels--such as O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, and My Antonia--carry Cather's trademark strong women characters, intimate knowledge of the midwestern landscape, and lean, supple prose. In the course of her 40-year writing career, Cather published a dozen novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning One of Ours. In this revision Philip Gerber refines and updates his seminal 1975 study, bringing fresh insights to Cather biography and criticism.

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