My Antonia / Edition 1

My Antonia / Edition 1

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by Willa Cather, W. T. Benda
     
 

At the age of ten, Cather moved with her family from Virginia to a Nebraska ranch where she grew up among the immigrants from Europe that were homesteading on the Great Plains. My Antonia is Cather's portrait of a remembered American girlhood: her hardships and difficulties as well as her search for happiness are the themes of this novel.See more details below

Overview

At the age of ten, Cather moved with her family from Virginia to a Nebraska ranch where she grew up among the immigrants from Europe that were homesteading on the Great Plains. My Antonia is Cather's portrait of a remembered American girlhood: her hardships and difficulties as well as her search for happiness are the themes of this novel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803264335
Publisher:
UNP - Nebraska Paperback
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Series:
Willa Cather Scholarly Edition
Edition description:
Illustrated
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
875,426
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Willa Cather: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text
My Ántonia
Appendix A: Cather's Revised Introduction to the 1926 Edition of My Ántonia
Appendix B: Cather's "Mesa Verde Wonderland is Easy to Reach"
Appendix C: Cather's "Nebraska: The End of the First Cycle"
Appendix D: Cather's "Peter"
Appendix E: Interviews and Commentary by Cather on My Ántonia
1. Latrobe Carroll, "Willa Sibert Cather," Bookman, 3 May 1921
2. "A Talk with Miss Cather," Webster County Argus, 29 September 1921
3. Eleanor Hinman, "Willa Cather," Lincoln Sunday Star, 6 November 1921
4. Rose C. Field, "Restlessness Such as Ours Does Not Make for Beauty," New York Times Book Review, 21 December 1924
Appendix F: Contemporary Reviews of the Novel
1. Randolph Bourne, The Dial, 14 December 1918
2. H.W. Boynton, Bookman, December 1918
3. C.L.H., New York Call, 13 November 1918
4. A.L.A. Booklist, 1918
5. Book Review Digest, 1918
6. Independent, 25 January 1919
7. New York Times, 6 October 1918
8. Nation, 2 November 1918
9. The Globe and Commercial Advertiser, 11 January 1919
10. H.L. Mencken, The Smart Set, 17 February 1919
Appendix G: Photographs of Nebraska
1. Primitive Dugout
2. Sod House
3. Threshing Scene
4. The Pavelka Farm
5. Anna Sadilek
6. Blind Boone
7. The University of Nebraska
Appendix H: Immigration to and Migration Across America
1. Nebraska Land Company, Czech Language Immigration Poster
2. Welcome to the Land of Freedom
3. Emigrants Coming to the "Land of Promise"
4. Crossing the Great American Desert in Nebraska
Appendix I: Music from My Ántonia
1. "Oh, Promise Me"
2. "Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie"
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