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The Song of the Lark

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Synopsis:

Perhaps Willa Cather's most autobiographical work, The Song of the Lark charts the story of a young woman's awakening as an artist against the backdrop of the western landscape. Thea Kronborg, an aspiring singer, struggles to escape from the confines her small Colorado town to the world of possibility in the Metropolitan Opera House. In classic Cather style, The Song of the Lark is the beautiful, unforgettable story of American determination and its inextricable connection to the land.

"The time will come when she'll be ranked above Hemingway." — Leon Edel

About the Author

WILLA CATHER (1873-1947), the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of more than fifteen books, was one of the most distinguished American writers of the early twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395345306
Foreword:
Grumbach, Doris
Author:
Grumbach, Doris
Author:
Cather, Willa
Author:
H
Author:
Doris Grumbac
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Chicago
Subject:
Colorado
Subject:
Opera
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Women singers
Subject:
Children of clergy
Subject:
Swedish Americans.
Subject:
Opera -- United States -- Fiction.
Subject:
Musical fiction.
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
80-957
Publication Date:
October 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
7.76x5.02x1.12 in. .86 lbs.

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Perhaps Willa Cather's most autobiographical work, The Song of the Lark charts the story of a young woman's awakening as an artist against the backdrop of the western landscape. Thea Kronborg, an aspiring singer, struggles to escape from the confines her small Colorado town to the world of possibility in the Metropolitan Opera House. In classic Cather style, The Song of the Lark is the beautiful, unforgettable story of American determination and its inextricable connection to the land.

"The time will come when she'll be ranked above Hemingway." — Leon Edel

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