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Willa Cather and six writers from the Great War

James J. Kirschke

Willa Cather and six writers from the Great War

by James J. Kirschke

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Published by University Press of America, Intercollegiate Studies Institute in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • United States,
  • English-speaking countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Characters -- Tom Outland.,
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Literature and the war.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Literature and the war.,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Soldiers" writings, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Soldiers" writings, American -- History and criticism.,
    • War and literature -- English-speaking countries.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Diaries -- History and criticism.,
    • Soldiers in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementJames J. Kirschke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR478.W65 K57 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 91 :
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1865608M
      ISBN 100819179175, 0819179183
      LC Control Number90023638

      Some of Cather's novels were made into movies, the most well-known being A Lost Lady, starring Barbara Stanwyck. In , 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 , and the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca, New York in The Great Gatsby is a novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional towns of West Egg and East Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of Many literary critics consider The Great Gatsby to be one of the greatest novels ever written.. The story of the book primarily concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay.

      One of Ours by Willa Cather on Amazon. A critical review of One of Ours. From the original review in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, September 9, Willa Cather’s One of Ours should be read in conjunction with Three Soldiers by John Dos Passos, because of the tremendous differences between the two novels, although both deal with the reactions of a soul caught in the turmoil of the great war. Mix up the books. A few years ago, I listed all the books I read that year. Seventy-five percent of what I read was about World War II and written by white men. I was shocked. Do you know the writers whose work I had never read? The list included names such as Toni Morrison, Willa Cather, Joan Didion, James Baldwin, and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

        Willa Cather and F Scott Fitzgerald Photograph: Rex Features/Getty Images The last bout saw Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 triumph against Carson McCullers' The . Willa Cather's One of Ours, Edith Wharton's A Son at the Front, and the Literature of the Great War By Julie Olin-Ammentorp, Cather Studies Volume 8 Advertising Cather .


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