By Cather Studies,Richard H. Millington,Anne L Kaufman
Willa Cather and the 19th Century explores, with textual specificity and ancient alertness, the query of ways the cultures of the 19th century—the cultures that formed Willa Cather’s youth, lively her schooling, provided her inventive types, generated her inordinate pursuits, and gave embodiment to a lot of her deeply held values—are addressed in her fiction.
In comparable units of essays, seven members tune inside of Cather’s lifestyles or writing the actual cultural formations, feelings, and conflicts of price she absorbed from the ambience of her designated old second; their ten colleagues provide a compelling set of case reviews that articulate the manifold ways in which Cather discovered from, equipped upon, or resisted types supplied by means of specific nineteenth-century writers, works, or creative genres. Taken including its Cather Studies predecessor, Willa Cather and glossy Cultures, this quantity finds Cather as explorer and interpreter, patient and grasp of the transition from a Victorian to a Modernist America.
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