The Pittsburgh Stories of Willa Cather

The Pittsburgh Stories of Willa Cather

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887486166
Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date: 10/04/2016
Series: Mariana Brown Dietrich Notable Book Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


After graduating from the University of Nebraska in 1895, WILLA CATHER obtained a position in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on a family magazine. Later she worked as copy editor and music and drama editor of The Pittsburgh Leader. PETER ORESICK is a scholar of Western Pennsylvania literature, and a poet whose works include Iconoscope, Warhol-O-Rama, and Working Classics: Poems on Industrial Life. He has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, Chatham University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Emerson College.

Date of Birth:

December 7, 1873

Date of Death:

April 27, 1947

Place of Birth:

Winchester, Virginia

Place of Death:

New York, New York

Education:

B.A., University of Nebraska, 1895

Table of Contents


Introduction • The Professor’s Commencement • Paul’s Case • The Namesake • A Gold Slipper • Uncle Valentine • Double Birthday • Chronology

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