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Essays & Correspondence
  • Author:
    L. Brent Bohlke,Willa Cather
  • ISBN:
    0803211848
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    978-0803211841
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    University of Nebraska Press; First Edition edition (May 1, 1987)
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    202 pages
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Cather was the subject of many articles, and in them she often described her views on art, her writing processes, and influences on her work. These pieces were collected by L. Brent Bohlke in Willa Cather in Person: Interviews, Speeches, and Letters (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1986) and are included in their entirety here.

Eleanor Hinman's interview with Willa Cather while she was in Lincoln is the longest to date in her career. It is an important interview in that the author speaks of a number of subjects that appear frequently in her fiction. The presentation gives the impression of a plain, down-to-earth, friendly person who is open and energetic. She reiterates the importance of her childhood experiences and tells, for the first time, the details of the conception of My Ántonia

Willa Cather, referring to the development of the singer Thea Kronborg in The Song of the Lark, thought that "the play of blind chance" and "fortunate accidents" determine our wa. ernice Slote, in many ways the parent of this book, recognized as much in her introduction to The Kingdom of Art.

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Willa Cather in Person book. But in her long career she granted thirty-four interviews, gave six public speeches, and published ten letters, discussing literature and the artistic life and illuminating her own life and writing. These fugitive pieces, here gathered for the first time, As she grew older Willa Cather became ever more private, complaining of favor-seekers and other parasites of fame.

Willa Sibert Cather (7 December 1873 – 24 April 1947) is among the most eminent American authors, known for her depictions of US life in her novels. No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person

Willa Sibert Cather (7 December 1873 – 24 April 1947) is among the most eminent American authors, known for her depictions of US life in her novels. No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person. Two people, when they love each other, grow alike in their tastes and habits and pride, but their moral natures (whatever we may mean by that canting expression) are never welded. The base one goes on being base, and the noble one noble, to the end. Alexander's Bridge (1912) Ch.

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As she grew older Willa Cather became ever more private, complaining of favor-seekers and other parasites of fame. But in her long career she granted thirty-four interviews.

As she grew older Willa Cather became ever more private, complaining of favor-seekers and other parasites of fame

As she grew older Willa Cather became ever more private, complaining of favor-seekers and other parasites of fame.

Willa Cather's best known novel; a narrative that recounts a life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert. Marian Forrester is the symbolic flower of the Old American West. She draws her strength from that solid foundation, bringing delight and beauty to her elderly husband, to the small town of Sweet Water where they live, to the prairie land itself, and to the young narrator of her story, Neil Herbert. All are bewitched by her brilliance and grace, and all are ultimately betrayed.

As she grew older Willa Cather became ever more private, complaining of favor-seekers and other parasites of fame. But in her long career she granted thirty-four interviews, gave six public speeches, and published ten letters, discussing literature and the artistic life and illuminating her own life and writing. These fugitive pieces, here gathered for the first time, reveal the author's early thirst for fame and the reasons for her later renunciation of it.

Included are Cather's radio speech accepting the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for fiction (awarded for One of Ours), accounts of her other speeches, interviews conducted by Louise Bogan and Stephen Vincent Benét, and six little-known portraits of Cather.