The First Willa Cather MEGAPACK: 50 Classic Short Works

The First Willa Cather MEGAPACK: 50 Classic Short Works

by Willa Cather

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Overview

Willa Sibert Cather (1873– 1947) was an American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers! (1913), The Song of the Lark (1915), and My Ántonia (1918). Through the 1910s and 1920s, Cather was firmly established as a major American writer. In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (1922), a novel set during World War I.

This volume collects 50 of her classic short works, published between 1892 and 1920. Here are:

LOU, THE PROPHET
PETER
A TALE OF THE WHITE PYRAMID
A SON OF THE CELESTIAL
THE ELOPEMENT OF ALLEN POOLE
THE CLEMENCY OF THE COURT
“THE FEAR THAT WALKS BY NOONDAY”
ON THE DIVIDE
A NIGHT AT GREENWAY COURT
THE PRINCESS BALADINA -- HER ADVENTURE
TOMMY, THE UNSENTIMENTAL
THE COUNT OF CROW'S NEST
WEE WINKIE'S WANDERINGS
THE BURGLAR'S CHRISTMAS
THE STRATEGY OF THE WEREWOLF DOG
A RESURRECTION
THE PRODIGIES
NANETTE: AN ASIDE
THE WAY OF THE WORLD
THE WEST BOUND TRAIN
ERIC HERMANNSON'S SOUL
THE DANCE AT CHEVALIER’S
THE SENTIMENTALITY OF WILLIAM TAVENER
A SINGER'S ROMANCE
THE CONVERSION OF SUM LOO
JACK-A-BOY
EL DORADO: A KANSAS RECESSIONAL
THE PROFESSOR’S COMMENCEMENT
THE TREASURE OF FAR ISLAND
A DEATH IN THE DESERT
A WAGNER MATINEE
THE SCULPTOR'S FUNERAL
PAUL'S CASE
THE NAMESAKE
THE PROFILE
THE WILLING MUSE
ELEANOR'S HOUSE
ON THE GULLS' ROAD
THE ENCHANTED BLUFF
THE JOY OF NELLY DEANE
BEHIND THE SINGER TOWER
THE BOHEMIAN GIRL
CONSEQUENCES
THE BOOKKEEPER'S WIFE
THE DIAMOND MINE
A GOLD SLIPPER
ARDESSA
SCANDAL
HER BOSS
COMING, EDEN BOWER!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479423637
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publication date: 10/15/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 818
Sales rank: 771,634
File size: 954 KB

About the Author

Born in Virginia, Willa Cather (1873-1948) 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 novelist.

Date of Birth:

December 7, 1873

Date of Death:

April 27, 1947

Place of Birth:

Winchester, Virginia

Place of Death:

New York, New York

Education:

B.A., University of Nebraska, 1895

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