Willa Cather: The Contemporary Reviews by Margaret Anne OConnorWilla Cather: The Contemporary Reviews by Margaret Anne OConnor

Willa Cather: The Contemporary Reviews

EditorMargaret Anne OConnor

Paperback | June 11, 2009

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The American Critical Archives is a series of reference books that provide representative selections of contemporary reviews of the main works of major American authors. Specifically, each volume contains both full reviews and excerpts from reviews that appeared in newspapers and weekly and monthly periodicals, generally within a few months of the publication of the work concerned. There is an introductory historical overview by the volume editor, as well as checklists of additional reviews located but not quoted. This volume offers a broad sampling of the immediate reaction to the appearance of Willa Cather's volumes of poetry, fiction, and criticism. While most reviews are from the major national journals and newspapers in major cities, some reviews show the responses in Nebraska, New Mexico, Quebec and other locales where Cather's works are set. The reviews are often flattering, sometimes angry, sometimes so careful in their dissection of Cather's work that they are worthy of study themselves. This collection shows forty-five years of intelligent attention to one author's life's work.
Title:Willa Cather: The Contemporary ReviewsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.18 inPublished:June 11, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521112095

ISBN - 13:9780521112093

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Introduction; April Twilights, 1903, 1923, 1933; The Troll Garden, 1905; Alexander's Bridges, 1912; O Pioneers!, 1913; The Song of the Lark, 1915; My Ántonia, 1918; Youth and the Bright Medusa, 1920; One of Ours, 1922; A Lost Lady, 1923; The Professor's House, 1925; My Mortal Enemy, 1926; Death Comes for the Archbishop, 1927; Shadows on the Rock, 1931; Obscure Destinies, 1932; Lucy Gayheart, 1935; Not Under Forty, 1936; Sapphira and the Slave Girl, 1940; The Old Beauty and Others, 1948.