The Catherian Cathedral: Gothic Cathedral Iconography in Willa Cather's Fiction

The Catherian Cathedral: Gothic Cathedral Iconography in Willa Cather's Fiction

by Christine E. Kephart

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611470161
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2011
Series: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series on Willa Cather Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Christine E. Kephart received her Ph.D. in English at Drew University where she worked with Merrill Maguire Skaggs, one of the preeminent scholars in Cather studies, to begin developing her own critical work in Cather research. She currently works in higher education and lives in New Jersey with her husband. She and her husband are also musicians, they play together when they can.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Beyond Spires and Gargoyles: An Introduction Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Foundations for Cather's Cathedrals: European Architecture, Early Literary Sources and "The Enchanted Bluff" Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Cather as Architect and Alexander's Bridge Chapter 4 Chapter 3: "This looked as if it might be the right place": Locating the Cathedral in The Song of the Lark and One of Ours Chapter 5 Chapter 4: A Sound Design: Cathedrals in The Professor's House Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Rock, Sanctuary, and an Idea of God: Building Cathedrals in Death Comes for the Archbishop Chapter 7 Chapter 6: Limpid, Celestial, Holy Blue: Gothic Light in Shadows on the Rock Chapter 8 Chapter 7: The Flowering of Desire:Gothic Cathedral Structure in Shadows on the Rock Chapter 9 The Catherian Cathedral: A Summary

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