books by Willa Cather
The Pocket Book of Short Stories: American, English, and Continental Masterpieces. Edited and With an ...
Stephen Vincent Benét
Pocket Books, Inc., New York
Twenty-two stories, long and short, serious and grave, light and humorous, poignant tales of love, and stories of the bizarre, the horrible, the unusual, are gathered here from twenty-two masters of the short-story art. This is an unusually representative collection from the works of the world's greatest story-tellers. Three Nobel Prize-Winners are represented here: Thomas Mann, Anatole France, and Ivan Bunin. Katherine Mansfield, Somerset ...
Collected Stories (Vintage Classics)
A ruined beauty whose dignity has suffered a lifetime of loss and disenchantment. A Czech immigrant who finds a paradoxical contentment on the harsh expanse of the Nebraska prairie. A solitary young painter spying raptly and guiltily on his exquisite neighbor. These are some of the lives that Willa Cather renders, with a fine balance of compassion and detachment, in these nineteen stories. Here are the great themes that Cather staked ...
Great Short Stories by Great American Writers, Edited by Thomas Fasano
Coyote Canyon Press, 2011
Featuring 30 of the greatest short stories from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition, this new anthology begins with Washington Irving's tale "Rip Van Winkle" and ranges across more than one hundred years of storytelling, concluding with F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic, "Winter Dreams." Other selections include Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher," Melville's "Bartleby, The Scrivener," Harte's "The Luck of Roaring ...
O PIONEERS! (illustrated)
Classic Willa Cather Fiction, 2013
O PIONEERS! -illustrated with beautiful period photos of pioneer life -formatted for kindle to improve your reading experience -linked table of contents to reach your chapter quickly “In all of American literature no one better captured the struggle of settlers on the Great Plains than Willa Cather in ’O Pioneers!’” New York Times ”Rather, it is about pushing the envelope, about living life the way you want to live it without ...
The Song of the Lark
Cather interviewed the opera star Olive Fremstad, who had been born in Sweden and raised in Minnesota. By coincidence, the night of their first meeting, Cather went to see a production at the Met; right before the performance was to begin, the director learned that the lead singer had fallen into a dead faint. With only minutes to prepare for the role, Fremstad agreed to fill in, and Cather was amazed that the tired, faded, unapproachable star ...
The Selected Letters of Willa Cather
This first publication of the letters of one of America’s most consistently admired writers is both an exciting and a significant literary event. Willa Cather, wanting to be judged on her work alone, clearly forbade the publication of her letters in her will. But now, more than sixty-five years after her death, with her literary reputation as secure as a reputation can be, the letters have become available for publication. The 566 letters ...
The Prairie Trilogy of Willa Cather: O Pioneers!, Song of the Lark, My Ántonia (Halcyon Classics)
Halcyon Press Ltd., 2010
This Halcyon Classics ebook contains the complete "prairie" trilogy by noted American writer Willa Cather: O PIONEERS!, SONG OF THE LARK, and MY ÁNTONIA. The prairie books collectively tell stories of life on the western prairies during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation. Willa Sibert Cather (1873-1947) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author best known for her novels of frontier life ...
Willa Cather : Later Novels : A Lost Lady / The Professor's House / Death Comes for the Archbishop / Shadows ...
Library of America
The six works in this volume--"A Lost Lady," "The Professor's House," "Death Comes for the Archbishop," "Shadows on the Rock," "Lucy Gayheart," and "Sapphira and the Slave Girl"--are at once intensely lyrical and highly controlled. Their fascination with the American Southwest, early Canada and Catholicism reflects the older Cather's search for alternatives to the grasping civilization she felt was increasingly replacing the spirit of the early ...
A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
“No, Antone, I have told thee many times, no, thou shalt not sell it until I am gone.” “But I need money; what good is that old fiddle to thee? The very crows laugh at thee when thou art trying to play. Thy hand trembles so thou canst scarce hold the bow. Thou shalt go with me to the Blue to cut wood to-morrow. See to it thou art up early.” “What, on the Sabbath, Antone, when it is so cold? I get so very cold, my son, let us not go ...
My Antonia / O Pioneers!
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
First published in 1918, My Ántonia is the unforgettable story of an immigrant woman’s life on the hardscrabble Nebraska plains. Together here with O Pioneers! , a classic American tale of pioneer life and the transformation of the frontier, this volume of Willa Cather’s works captures a time, a place, and a spirit that are part of our national heritage.
Cather: Stories, Poems, and Other Writings (Library of America)
Library of America
Featuring her wonderfully readable and often anthologized short stories, the third and final volume (with "Early Novels and Stories" and "Later Novels") of the most comprehensive Cather edition available anywhere. 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 ...
My Ántonia (Dover Thrift Editions) Publisher: Dover Publications
Willa Cather, 1995
Three Novels: O Pioneers!, the Song of the Lark, and My Antonia
, Willa Cather, 1998
Complete in one volume, here are three of the most adored works by early 20th-century writer Willa Cather. O PIONEERS! (1913) tells embodies American heroism in one pioneer woman. THE SONG OF THE LARK (1915) plots a great Wagnerian soprano's journey toward her destiny. MY ANTONIA (1918), is the story of a strong farm woman who still affirms her passion for the land after her father's suicide and desertion by her lover.
Alfred A. Knopf
A collection of three short stories by Willa Cather.
WILLA CATHER COLLECTION (illustrated) (includes My Antonia, The Song of the Lark, O Pioneers!, and One of ...
Willa Cather Books, 2013
Discover Willa Cather, one of the greatest writers of the century “A brilliant selection of Willa Cather’s fiction wonderfully presented for kindle, these are five great books telling stories of passionate pioneer women and women in the cities on the forefront of a new American century.” Classic Fiction Includes complete and unabridged: O PIONEERS! THE SONG OF THE LARK MY ÁNTONIA YOUTH & THE BRIGHT MEDUSA (short stories) ONE ...
ROMANCE BOOKS of the 20th Century (illustrated)
Classic Romance Novels of the 20th Century, 2013
4 Classic Romance Books in one beautifully illustrated edition “All these romance classics were published around 1920, and what an amazing flowering of talent this time produced. Wonderfully presented for kindle, these are 4 romance books universally acknowledged as among the best ever.” Classic Romance Fiction Includes complete and unabridged: WOMEN IN LOVE THE BEAUTIFUL & DAMNED MY ANTONIA THE AGE OF INNOCENCE Four of the ...
April Twilights and Other Poems
One of the foremost American novelists of the early twentieth century, Willa Cather (1873-1947) was born in Virginia but grew up in Nebraska. Before she wrote the novels that would make her famous, she was known as a poet, the most popular of her poems reprinted many times in national magazines and anthologies. In such lyrical poems as "Prairie Dawn", "The Hawthorn Tree", "Going Home" and "Winter at Delphi", Cather exhibits both a finely tuned ...
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