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Alexander S Bridge And The Barrel Organ This Side Of Paradise

Author : F. Scott Fitzgerald
ISBN : 1542300258
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This book is the first of four volumes and presents one novel by Willa Cather and one by F. Scott Fitzgerald, regarded as Two of The Greatest American Writers of the 20th Century."Willa Cather Vs Scott Fitzgerald":Volume I. (First Novel): Alexander's Bridge / This Side of ParadiseVolume II: One of Ours / The Beautiful and DamnedVolume III: The Professor's House / The Great GatsbyVolume IV. (Last Novel):Sapphira and the Slave Girl / Tender is the Night"Alexander's Bridge" is the first novel by Willa Cather, first published in 1912.Bartley Alexander is a construction engineer and world-renowned builder of bridges undergoing a mid-life crisis. Although married to Winifred, Bartley resumes his acquaintance with a former lover, Hilda Burgoyne, in London. The affair gnaws at Bartley's sense of propriety and honor."This Side of Paradise" is the debut novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. First published in 1920 and taking its title from a line of Rupert Brooke's poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature. The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status seeking.
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Sapphira And The Slave Girl

Author : Willa Cather
ISBN : 9780307805256
Genre : Fiction
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In her final novel, Willa Cather departed from her usual Great Plains settings to plumb the turbulent relationships between slaves and their owners in the antebellum South. Sapphira and the Slave Girl is set in Virginia just before the Civil War. Sapphira is a slave owner who feels she has come down in the world and channels her resentments into jealousy of her beautiful mulatto slave, Nancy. Sapphira’s daughter Rachel, an abolitionist, opposes her mother’s increasingly shocking attempts to persecute Nancy. The struggles of these three strong-willed women provide rich material for Cather’s narrative art and psychological insight. BONUS: The edition includes an excerpt from The Selected Letters of Willa Cather.
Category: Fiction

Memorial Fictions

Author : Steven Trout
ISBN : 0803244428
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Based on extensive archival research and a variety of scholarly sources drawn from several disciplines, Steven Trout shows how Cather's analysis of the First World War in One of Ours and The Professor's House represents a considerable accomplishment, one worthy of standing next to her groundbreaking treatment of Nebraska settlers in O Pioneers! and My Antonia and her virtual reinvention of the historical novel in Death Comes for the Archbishop and Shadows on the Rock. Furthermore, he argues that Cather's First World War-related fiction deserves consideration alongside such established classics as Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms, Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, and Vera Brittain's Testament of Youth."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Literary Criticism

American Fiction 1914 To 1945

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : UOM:39015011826453
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Collects essays on the fiction of the principal American novelists written between 1914 and 1945, with discussions on such authors as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Willa Cather, and Theodore Dreiser
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My Antonia

Author : Willa Cather
ISBN : PSU:000060317124
Genre : Fiction
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The reminiscences of a New York lawyer, Jim Burden, about his boyhood in Nebraska, particularly a young Bohemian girl named Antonia Shimerda, are set against the backdrop of the American assimilation of the immigrant
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The Last Of The Provincials

Author : Maxwell David Geismar
ISBN : UOM:39076005065276
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Merit Students Encyclopedia

Author : Emanuel Friedman
ISBN : UOM:39015053632553
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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New Essays On My Ntonia

Author : Sharon O'Brien
ISBN : 0521459052
Genre : Literary Collections
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A collection of essays on Willa Cather's most famous novel, My Antonia.
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English Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015069091752
Genre : Electronic journals
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American Historical Fiction

Author : Lynda G. Adamson
ISBN : 1573560677
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An annotated bibliography of American historical fiction
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