O Pioneers! / Edition 1

O Pioneers! / Edition 1

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by Willa Cather
     
 

Alexandra Bergson, the daughter of Swedish immigrants, takes over the family farm after her father's death and falls under the spell of the rich, forbidding Nebraska prairie. Strong and resolute, she turns the wild landscape into orderly fields.

Born of Willa Cather's early ties to the prairie and the immigrants who tamed it, O Pioneers! established new territory

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Overview

Alexandra Bergson, the daughter of Swedish immigrants, takes over the family farm after her father's death and falls under the spell of the rich, forbidding Nebraska prairie. Strong and resolute, she turns the wild landscape into orderly fields.

Born of Willa Cather's early ties to the prairie and the immigrants who tamed it, O Pioneers! established new territory in American literature. In her transformation of ordinary Americans into authentic literary characters, Cather discovered her own voice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803264373
Publisher:
UNP - Nebraska Paperback
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Willa Cather Scholarly Edition
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Part I The Wild Land 13

Part II Neighboring Fields 71

Part III Winter Memories 159

Part IV The White Mulberry Tree 179

Part V Alexandra 231

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