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The Pocket Book of Short Stories: American, English, and Continental Masterpieces. Edited and With an ...
Ernest Hemingway, Stephen Vincent Benét, ...

Pocket Books, Inc., New York, 1941

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 ...


The Song of the Lark

Waxkeep Publishing, 2013

Willa Cather (1873-1947) was an American author best known for writing My Ántonia and One of Ours. This version of Cather’s The Song of the Lark includes an active table of contents.


Cather: Stories, Poems, and Other Writings (Library of America)
Willa Cather, Sharon O'Brien

Library of America, 1992

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 ...


Collected Stories (Vintage Classics)
Willa Cather

Vintage, 1992

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 out like ...


The Willa Cather Collection: 40 Classic Works

Waxkeep Publishing, 2013

Waxkeep Publishing Collections provide history's greatest authors' collected works in a convenient collection complete with a linked table of contents. Waxkeep Publishing's goal is to provide the most complete, and most easy to read collections in the marketplace. Willa Cather was a famous American author who wrote classic novels such as One of Ours and My Ántonia. The Willa Cather collection includes the following novels: ...


One of Ours

Open Road Media, 2014

Willa Cather’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel of World War I The son of a prosperous farmer, Claude Wheeler’s future is laid out for him as clear and monotonous as the Nebraska sky—a few semesters at the local Christian college followed by marriage and a lifetime spent worrying about the price of wheat. Many young men would be happy to find themselves in Claude’s shoes, but his focus is on the horizon, and on the nagging sense that out ...


ROMANCE BOOKS of the 20th Century (illustrated), ...

Classic Romance Novels of the 20th Century, 2014

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 ...


The Selected Letters of Willa Cather

Vintage, 2013

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 ...


A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays

Start Classics, 2014

Willa Sibert Cather (1873-1947) was an eminent American author. She spent her childhood in Red Cloud, Nebraska, the same town that has been made famous by her writing. She insisted on attending college, so her family borrowed money so she could enroll at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. While there, she became a regular contributor to the Nebraska State Journal. She then moved to Pittsburgh, where she taught high school English and worked for ...


Three Novels: O Pioneers!, the Song of the Lark, and My Antonia
Maureen Howard, Willa Cather

Example Product Manufacturer, 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.


Classic American Short Stories, Vol. 1
Edith Wharton, William Faulkner, ...

Audio Connoisseur, 2002

Unlike the other arts, American literature has been a powerful, influential and leading aspect of American culture. By turns sedate and mercurial and possessing a moral mind set of various social values, the American short story reveals in its pages the psyche of a growing, sprawling nation whose sense of destiny has always been larger than life. Here are stories that will make you smile, make you frown, and leave you pondering the mystery that ...


April Twilights and Other Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)
Willa Cather

Everyman's Library, 2013

Before Willa Cather went on to write 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. Her first book of poetry, April Twilights, was published in 1903, but Cather significantly revised and expanded it in a 1923 edition entitled April Twilights and Other Poems. This Everyman’s Library edition reproduces for the first time all the poems ...


Uncle Valentine and Other Stories: Willa Cather's Uncollected Fiction 1915 1929
Willa Cather, Bernice Slote

University of Nebraska Press, 1986

The seven stories in this volume were written during the ascending and perhaps most triumphant years of Willa Cather's career, the period during which she published nine books, including My Ántonia , A Lost Lady , and Death Comes for the Archbishop . For the most part ironic in tone, these stories are, as Bernice Slote observes, bound by the geometrics of urban life—streets and offices, workers and firms, the business world of New York and ...


My Antonia
Willa Cather

Wilder Publications, 2009

My Ántonia tells the stories of several immigrant families who move out to rural Nebraska to start new lives in America, with a particular focus on a Bohemian family, the Shimerdas, whose eldest daughter is named Ántonia. The book's narrator, Jim Burden, arrives in the fictional town of Black Hawk, Nebraska, on the same train as the Shimerdas, as he goes to live with his grandparents after his parents have died. Jim develops strong feelings ...


Great Classic Love Stories, ...

AudioGO, 2010

The world-class writers featured in this collection are adept at conjuring the depth of passion that surrounds all stories of love and loss. The short story form is perfect for capturing the uplift and dizzying heights that accompany a new object of affection, as well as the queasy unease and bottomless longing of lost loves. Includes: "The Lady with the Dog" by Anton Chekhov; "Love Sonnets" by William Shakespeare; "Rappuccini's Daughter" by ...


My Ántonia (Dover Thrift Editions) Publisher: Dover Publications
Willa Cather, 1995


The Bohemian Girl
Willa Cather

Dodo Press, 2008

Willa Sibert Cather (1873-1947) was an eminent American author. She spent her childhood in Red Cloud, Nebraska, the same town that has been made famous by her writing. She insisted on attending college, so her family borrowed money so she could enroll at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. While there, she became a regular contributor to the Nebraska State Journal. She then moved to Pittsburgh, where she taught high school English and worked for ...



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