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Willa Cather, a memoir.

Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley

Willa Cather, a memoir.

by Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in [n.p.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cather, Willa, -- 1873-1947.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesA Bison book, BB159
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 p. :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14545834M

    Another friend, Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, wrote a quite different sort of book in Willa Cather: A Memoir. Though she also celebrates Cather’s tremendous artistic achievements and offers fresh insights into Cather’s working life, she does so while painting a more complicated, sometimes critical, image of Cather. This is the first in-depth biography of Willa Cather in thirty years, and the first ever that fully integrates her life and work. The author of such classics as Death Comes to the Archbishop and O Pioneers! was a complex, passionate and gifted woman trying to forge a new kind of identity for herself as a woman and artist before there were adequate models for this kind of self.5/5(1).

    Willa Sibert Cather (–) was an American writer who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers! (), The Song of the Lark (), and My Ántonia (). In she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of ed on: Ap The National Willa Cather Center is the registered tradename of the Willa Cather Foundation, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identifcation number ) under Section (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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Willa Cather: A Memoir Paperback – June 1, by Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant (Author) › Visit Amazon's Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: This is a book about the life of Willa Cather, from her birth in Virginia, her family's move to Red Cloud, Nebraska, her move to Pittsburgh then New York to her death in her New York City apartment in all illustrated through photographs.4/5.

Willa Cather: A Pictorial Memoir Hardcover – December 1, by Lucia Woods (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" /5(2). This book is a memoir. book author's recount of the time spent with Willa Cather from the years to It takes a look into a critical turning point in Cather's career when the veil of final dedication was taken to the art of fiction/5.

Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley, Willa Cather. [n.p.] University of Nebraska. Willa Cather was an American author famously known for her books of frontier life on the Great Plains including, My Antonia (), The Song of the Lark (), and O Pioneers ().

One of Ours published in and set during the First World War won the Pulitzer Award in Get this from a library. Willa Cather: a pictorial memoir. [Lucia Woods; Bernice Slote;] -- Biographical account of her personal and literary career.

Includes 3 Pictorial essays. Willa Cather, Signed. You Searched For: Willa cather A Pictorial Memoir. Slote, Bernice (Willa cather) Published by University of Nebraska Press The Selected Letters of Willa Cather. Edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout. Book is signed by one of the editors, Janis Stout on the full title Willa Cather.

First edition published in by. Willa Cather, American novelist noted for her portrayals of the settlers and frontier life on the American plains. At age 9 Cather moved with her family from Virginia to frontier Nebraska, where from age 10 she lived in the village of Red Cloud.

There she grew up among the immigrants from. My Ántonia is a novel published in by American writer Willa Cather, considered one of her best works.

It is the final book of her "prairie trilogy" of novels, preceded by O Pioneers. and The Song of the Lark.5/5(5). For understandable reasons, "One of Ours" is perhaps Willa Cather's most underrated novel.

Published inonly four years after the end of the First World War, it is widely regarded as Cather's "war novel" and, although she visited Europe to research the battle scenes, she admitted the difficulty of writing such a novel when she had no direct personal /5(5).

Since Willa Cather is one of my favorite writers, it will not surprise anyone who knows me well that one of my most beloved books is Willa Cather: A Pictorial Memoir. The book was published 35 years ago and is still in print.

Bernice Slote, Cather scholar from the University of Nebraska, wrote the text, found wonderful archival photos, and Lucia Woods contributed excellent color photos.

Book Summary Their conversation is a reminiscence about their small hometown of Black Hawk, Nebraska, and a Bohemian girl they both remember named Ántonia Shimerda. Jim has written a memoir about her and the narrator expresses interest in reading the manuscript.

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Willa Cather once famously observed, ""The end is nothing; the road is all."" Cather herself made the most of the road she traveled, wearing an indelible literary path studded with classic American novels from O Pioneers.

to My ntonia. Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant and Edith Lewis offer more personal accounts of their friend in Willa Cather: A Memoir and Willa Cather Living, respectively. Cather's sexual orientation became a subject of inquiry in the s, with Sharon O'Brien considering the possibility of lesbianism in Cather's life (see Willa Cather: The Emerging Voice).

Cather's most lasting work may be My Ántonia (), the third book in the prairie trilogy, in which a middle-age man recounts his lost love, the plucky Bohemian girl he grew up with in Nebraska and whose story he has kept up with over the years. Ántonia was supposedly based on Cather's own childhood friend with whom she kept up a long.

Introduction: My Antonia by Willa Cather, Review #theclassics My Ántonia (Dover Thrift Editions) First published inat the end of the First World War, My Antonia by Willa Cather, tells the story of what life was like in the American West in the s.

The language in the novel is very poetic. “The snow. Born in Virginia, Willa Cather () moved with her family to Nebraska before she was ten, which later provided the setting for her best-known novels. The books O Pioneers. and My Antonia, especially, with their focus on immigrant life on the prairie, established Cather as a major American : Seltzer Books.

Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy.

WILLA CATHER: A MEMOIR (BISON BOOK) By Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant. full title My Ántonia. author Willa Cather. type of work Novel.

genre Frontier fiction, autobiographical fiction. language English. time and place writtenNew Hampshire. date of first publication narrator The main part of the story is Jim Burden’s memoir narrated in his first-person voice, from the perspective of an older man looking back on his childhood.

Willa Cather by Willa Cather - This volume contains four great works (O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, My Ántonia, and One of Ours) by the author who created Released on: J When Willa Cather’s fifth novel, One of Ours, won the Pulitzer Prize init was divisive among ing the book in The Smart Set, H.L.

Mencken wrote that the first half, which is about protagonist Claude Weaver’s young adult years on a farm in Nebraska, was very good, and the second, which follows Claude to France and the trenches in World War I, operated “at the Author: Rebecca Onion.The rest of the book poignantly traces the enduring friendship between the two.

My Antonia is part of Willa Cather's famous Prairie trilogy and the last book in the series. It is also considered one of her finest works. The book is written largely in the form of a memoir told by the first person narrator, Jim Burden, who goes on to become a.