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Willa Cather My Antonia 100th Anniversary Edition

Author : Willa Cather
ISBN : 1722225831
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Willa Cather My Antonia 100th Anniversary Edition: Complete and Unabridged 1918 version with introduction, context, biography and analysis My Ántonia is a novel published in 1918 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. The novel tells the stories of an orphaned boy from Virginia, Jim Burden, and the elder daughter in a family of Bohemian immigrants, Ántonia Shimerda, who are each brought as children to be pioneers in Nebraska towards the end of the 19th century. Both the pioneers who first break the prairie sod for farming, as well as of the harsh but fertile land itself, feature in this American novel. The first year in the very new place leaves strong impressions in both children, affecting them lifelong. This novel is considered Cather's first masterpiece. Cather was praised for bringing the American West to life and making it personally interesting. This special 100th Anniversary edition includes the full 1918 original version of the Willa Cather's book and provides other valuable features including a commented introduction, helpful bibliography, author's biography, notes, references, context and analysis.

O Pioneers

Author : Willa Cather
ISBN : 9781780941943
Genre : Fiction
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A Pulitzer Prize–winning novel celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013, this is a tale of people struggling to carve out a life in the wilderness while battling ever-duplicitous human nature Alexandra Bergson's father, John, is dying. He entrusts his farmstead on a desolate stretch of plain to her, rather than to her brothers. Faced with the rigors of frontier living, droughts, and penury, Alexandra only becomes more determined to carry on her father's legacy and battles through remortgaging the farm and adopting new techniques. Fast forward 16 years, her hard work has paid off, her brothers Lou and Oscar have both created prosperous farms, and under Alexandra's management the original farm has thrived. When childhood friend Carl Linstrum returns from traveling it appears that romance is on the cards, but Lou and Oscar drive him out of town, fearing that their sister's marriage would disinherit their own children. The community begins to unravel as jealousy spills out into murder. Although born in Virginia, Willa Cather's family moved to Nebraska and her writing reflects her upbringing in the prairie lands steeped in history.
Category: Fiction

A Literary History Of The American West

Author : Western Literature Association (U.S.)
ISBN : 087565021X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Literary histories, of course, do not have a reason for being unless there exists the literature itself. This volume, perhaps more than others of its kind, is an expression of appreciation for the talented and dedicated literary artists who ignored the odds, avoided temptations to write for popularity or prestige, and chose to write honestly about the American West, believing that experiences long knowns to be of historical importance are also experiences that need and deserve a literature of importance.
Category: Literary Criticism

English Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015066155006
Genre : English philology
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Category: English philology

Sat Premium Study Guide With 7 Practice Tests

Author : Sharon Weiner Green
ISBN : 9781506272177
Genre : Study Aids
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Barron's SAT Premium Study Guide with 7 Practice Tests provides detailed review, online practice, and expert advice from experienced teachers who know the test. Step-by-step review helps you master the content, and full-length practice tests in the book and online help you feel ready for the actual SAT. This edition includes: Four full-length practice tests in the book Two full-length online practice tests One full-length diagnostic test to help identify strengths and weaknesses so you can pinpoint your trouble spots and focus your study Barron's extensive vocabulary list in online flashcard format An overview of the SAT, an explanation of the test's scoring method, and study advice from experienced teachers Test-taking tactics for the exam as a whole, and special strategies for each part of the test, including detailed instruction in writing the SAT essay Subject reviews covering all sections of the test, including Reading, Writing and Language, and Mathematics
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Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : OSU:32437010717060
Genre : Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
Category: Law

Women S Studies Quarterly

Author : Dorothy O. Helly
ISBN : 1558611711
Genre : Social Science
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Special twenty-fifth anniversary issue of the leading journal in women's studies.
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Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : UIUC:30112099134733
Genre : Law
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Author : New York (N.Y.). Superintendent of Schools
ISBN : CORNELL:31924098484235
Genre : Education
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Category: Education

Saturday Review

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ISBN : MINN:31951001915413M
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015038891522
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

About The Author

Author : Alfred Glossbrenner
ISBN : PSU:000044424169
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Introduces the life and work of 125 notable authors from all major genres, recommending which work to read first, similar works by other authors, biographies, and sources of literary criticism.
Category: Literary Criticism

Books In Print Supplement

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105210120361
Genre : American literature
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Includes authors, titles, subjects.
Category: American literature

The Art Of Willa Cather

Author : Willa Cather International Seminar
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036211220
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism