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Willa Cather (1873–1947)

Autor(a) de My Ántonia

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About the Author

Willa Siebert Cather was born in 1873 in the home of her maternal grandmother in western Virginia. Although she had been named Willela, her family always called her "Willa." Upon graduating from the University of Nebraska in 1895, Cather moved to Pittsburgh where she worked as a journalist and mostrar mais teacher while beginning her writing career. In 1906, Cather moved to New York to become a leading magazine editor at McClure's Magazine before turning to writing full-time. She continued her education, receiving her doctorate of letters from the University of Nebraska in 1917, and honorary degrees from the University of Michigan, the University of California, Columbia, Yale, and Princeton. Cather wrote poetry, short stories, essays, and novels, winning awards including the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, One of Ours, about a Nebraska farm boy during World War I. She also wrote The Professor's House, My Antonia, Death Comes for the Archbishop, and Lucy Gayheart. Some of Cather's novels were made into movies, the most well-known being A Lost Lady, starring Barbara Stanwyck. In 1961, Willa Cather was the first woman ever voted into the Nebraska Hall of Fame. She was also inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners in Oklahoma in 1974, and the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca, New York in 1988. Cather died on April 24, 1947, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in her Madison Avenue, New York home, where she had lived for many years. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Willa Cather

My Ántonia (1918) 13,662 cópias
O Pioneers! (1913) 6,380 cópias
Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927) 5,975 cópias
The Song of the Lark (1915) 2,003 cópias
The Professor's House (1925) 1,939 cópias
A Lost Lady (1923) 1,631 cópias
One of Ours (1922) 1,235 cópias
Shadows on the Rock (1931) 874 cópias
Sapphira and the Slave Girl (1940) 683 cópias
My Mortal Enemy (1926) 602 cópias
Lucy Gayheart (1935) 563 cópias
Alexander's Bridge (1912) 464 cópias
Collected Stories (1992) 306 cópias
The Troll Garden (1905) 256 cópias
Obscure Destinies (1932) 209 cópias
Youth and the Bright Medusa (1920) 175 cópias
Five Stories (1956) 163 cópias
The Old Beauty and Others (1948) 121 cópias
Not Under Forty (1936) 94 cópias
Paul's Case {story} (1986) 63 cópias
Willa Cather: 24 Stories (1988) 55 cópias
Classic Westerns (Leather-bound Classics) (2017) — Contribuinte — 51 cópias
My Ántonia / O Pioneers! (1995) 43 cópias
Neighbor Rosicky (1986) 27 cópias
The Willa Cather Reader (1997) 25 cópias
O Pioneers! [1992 TV movie] (1992) — Autor — 16 cópias
The Burglar's Christmas (1896) 15 cópias
American Pioneer Writers (1991) 15 cópias
Coming, Aphrodite! (2008) 9 cópias
Los libros de cuentos (2006) 8 cópias
The Sculptor's Funeral (2005) 7 cópias
Vintage Cather (2004) 7 cópias
A Gold Slipper (2010) 5 cópias
A Death in the Desert (2005) 4 cópias
The Diamond Mine (2010) 4 cópias
The Bohemian Girl (2008) 4 cópias
The Enchanted Bluff (2013) 3 cópias
Scandal (2010) 3 cópias
The Old Beauty (1948) 3 cópias
Old Mrs. Harris 3 cópias
Willa Cather: 47 Works (2014) 2 cópias
The Treasure of Far Island (2010) 2 cópias
Cather studies. Volume 2 (1993) 2 cópias
[No title] 1 exemplar(es)
Prarie Trilogy, The 1 exemplar(es)
Two Friends 1 exemplar(es)
Consequences 1 exemplar(es)
Katherine Mansfield 1 exemplar(es)
Selected Short Stories 1 exemplar(es)
The Novel Démeublé 1 exemplar(es)
148 Charles Street 1 exemplar(es)
Miss Jewett 1 exemplar(es)
Joseph and His Brothers 1 exemplar(es)
Cather, Willa Archive 1 exemplar(es)
My Ántonia: A Play (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
Early Short Stories (2004) 1 exemplar(es)
Flavia and Her Artists (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
The Namesake [short story] (2013) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Best American Short Stories of the Century (2000) — Contribuinte — 1,566 cópias
The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories (1896) — Preface, algumas edições983 cópias
The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896) — Prefácio, algumas edições941 cópias
The Oxford Book of American Short Stories (1992) — Contribuinte — 754 cópias
Great American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to Hemingway (2004) — Contribuinte — 596 cópias
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (2000) — Contribuinte — 455 cópias
Great Short Stories by American Women (1996) — Contribuinte — 414 cópias
Sisters of the Earth: Women's Prose and Poetry About Nature (1991) — Contribuinte — 399 cópias
Women & Fiction: Short Stories By and About Women (1975) — Contribuinte — 367 cópias
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (1998) — Contribuinte — 281 cópias
The Treasury of American Short Stories (1981) — Contribuinte — 269 cópias
World War I and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It (1918) — Contribuinte — 196 cópias
Maiden Voyages: Writings of Women Travelers (1993) — Contribuinte — 192 cópias
The Penguin Book of American Short Stories (1969) — Contribuinte — 189 cópias
This Is My Best (1942) — Contribuinte — 188 cópias
Sixteen Short Novels (1985) — Contribuinte — 177 cópias
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (2019) — Contribuinte — 168 cópias
New York Stories (Everyman's Pocket Classics) (2011) — Contribuinte, algumas edições154 cópias
The Norton Book of Personal Essays (1997) — Contribuinte — 142 cópias
An Anthology of Famous American Stories (1953) — Contribuinte — 139 cópias
The Virago Book of Victorian Ghost Stories (1988) — Contribuinte — 135 cópias
Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories (1990) — Contribuinte — 113 cópias
Soul: An Archaeology--Readings from Socrates to Ray Charles (1994) — Contribuinte — 101 cópias
American Short Stories (1976) — Contribuinte, algumas edições95 cópias
American Fantastic Tales: Boxed Set (2009) — Contribuinte — 92 cópias
More Stories to Remember, Volume I (1958) — Contribuinte — 84 cópias
The Screaming Skull and Other Great American Ghost Stories (1994) — Contribuinte — 74 cópias
Bedside Book of Famous American Stories (1936) — Contribuinte — 72 cópias
200 Years of Great American Short Stories (1975) — Contribuinte — 69 cópias
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Concise Edition (2003) — Contribuinte — 68 cópias
The Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology (1990) — Contribuinte — 64 cópias
More Stories to Remember, Volumes I & II (1958) — Contribuinte — 59 cópias
The Vintage Book of American Women Writers (2011) — Contribuinte — 56 cópias
Infinite Riches (1993) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias
The Faber Book of Gardens (2007) — Contribuinte — 45 cópias
The Best Stories of Sarah Orne Jewett (1959) — Editor, algumas edições43 cópias
A Quarto of Modern Literature (1935) — Contribuinte — 40 cópias
Fifty Best American Short Stories 1915-1965 (1965) — Contribuinte — 36 cópias
Ellery Queen's Book of Mystery Stories by 25 Famous Writers (1952) — Contribuinte — 36 cópias
Westward the Women: An Anthology of Western Stories by Women (1984) — Contribuinte — 35 cópias
Medusa's Daughters (2020) — Contribuinte — 35 cópias
The Secret Self: A Century of Short Stories by Women (1995) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias
Bodies of the Dead and Other Great American Ghost Stories (1995) — Contribuinte — 31 cópias
50 Best American Short Stories 1915-1939 (1939) — Contribuinte — 28 cópias
Pulitzer Prize Reader (1961) — Contribuinte — 27 cópias
American short stories, 1820 to the present (1952) — Contribuinte — 26 cópias
Studies in Fiction (1965) — Contribuinte — 22 cópias
Roundup: A Nebraska Reader (1957) — Contribuinte — 21 cópias
Love Stories (1975) — Contribuinte — 19 cópias
Modern American Short Stories (1945) — Contribuinte — 15 cópias
Family: Stories from the Interior (1987) — Contribuinte — 15 cópias
Classic Short Stories by Trailblazing Women (2023) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias
She Won the West (1985) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Unbridled Spirits: Short Fiction about Women in the Old West (1994) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
Great Western short stories (1777) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
More Stories to Remember, Volume III (1958) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Famous Stories (1966) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Dangerous Ladies (1992) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Teen-Age Treasury for Girls (1958) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Classic Women's Literature (2001) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Great Classic Ghost Stories (2011) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Child's Ploy (1984) — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
Eighteen Stories (1965) 4 cópias
Alfred A. Knopf - quarter century 1915-1940 (1940) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
American Short Stories (1978) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
Enjoying Stories (1987) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
A Modern Galaxy: Short Stories — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
The Song of the Lark [2001 TV movie] — Original book — 1 exemplar(es)
Juvenile Delinquency in Literature (1980) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Whole Pieces (1990) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Golden Book Magazine - February 1934 (Volume XIX, No. 110) (1934) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Trumps: A Collection of Short Stories — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
The Ethnic Image in Modern American Literature, 1900-1950 (1984) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
O Pioneers! / The Great Gatsby / The Good Earth (1989) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Cather, Wilella
Data de nascimento
1873-12-07
Data de falecimento
1947-04-24
Local de enterro
Old Burying Yard, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Back Creek Valley, Virginia, USA
Local de falecimento
New York, New York, USA
Causa da morte
cerebral hemorrhage
Locais de residência
Winchester, Virginia, USA
Willow Shade, Virginia, USA
Back Creek Valley, Virginia, USA
Red Cloud, Nebraska, USA
Catherton, Nebraska, USA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (mostrar todas 9)
New York, New York, USA
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada
Educação
University of Nebraska (1895)
Ocupação
novelist
short-story writer
poet
essayist
drama critic
editor (mostrar todas 8)
teacher
reporter
Organizações
National Institute of Arts and Letters
Pittsburgh Daily Leader
Allegheny High School, Pittsburgh
McClure's Magazine (managing editor)
Bread Loaf School of English
Premiações
Gold Medal, National Institute of Arts and Letters (1944)
Nebraska Hall of Fame (1962)
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1943)
Prix Fémina Américain (1933)
New York Writers Hall of Fame (2011)
Pequena biografia
Wilella "Willa" Cather was born on her maternal grandmother's farm in Back Creek Valley, near Winchester, Virginia. In 1883, when she was nine years old, the family moved to the Nebraska frontier, eventually settling in Red Cloud. She graduated in 1895 from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. A year later, she moved to Pittsburgh to work as a magazine editor and theater critic. From 1901 to 1906, she taught high school English. During this time, she published April Twilights (1903), a book of poems, and The Troll Garden (1905), a collection of short stories. At age 33, she moved to New York City.

Membros

Discussions

December 2023: Willa Cather em Monthly Author Reads (Fevereiro 7)
A Lost Lady by Willa Cather 1983 em George Macy devotees (Fevereiro 2023)
September 2021 Group Read - O! Pioneers by Willa Cather em Geeks who love the Classics (Outubro 2021)
May Read: Willa Cather em Virago Modern Classics (Agosto 2017)
Willa Cather reading week December 7th - 14th em Virago Modern Classics (Dezembro 2014)
Willa Cather- American Author Challenge em 75 Books Challenge for 2014 (Novembro 2014)
September 2014: Willa Cather em Monthly Author Reads (Novembro 2014)
drneutron's 2014 Reading - Fourth Reel em 75 Books Challenge for 2014 (Julho 2014)
labwriter reads Death Comes for the Archbishop em 75 Books Challenge for 2011 (Dezembro 2011)

Resenhas

Paul é um jovem que tenta, contra toda e qualquer razão, viver em um mundo de fantasia onde possa apreciar ativamente as coisas boas. Seus professores são obrigados a condenar seu mau comportamento na escola, mas nem eles nem ninguém consegue penetrar o exterior sorridente que mascara o tormento interior dele. Paul luta para alcançar o impossível. À medida que a dura realidade rompe sua frágil fantasia, ele descobre quao terrível foi a escolha a que se forçou a si mesmo.
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Estatísticas

Obras
145
Also by
108
Membros
40,701
Popularidade
#433
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
945
ISBNs
1,756
Idiomas
18
Favorito
204

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